Solace Is (United States | 2016, 12 min)
Directed by: Yelena Laningham, Aisha Melhem
Solace Is is a story of human consciousness experiencing the final stage of a relationship performed through Modern Dance as a narrative short film. In the beginning, Emma finds herself in a middle of a one-sided conversation with her lover. She does not speak but is spoken to. While she may have been in this situation several times before she does not like it and has had enough. Her Ego provides her the strength to leave her circumstances. Unsettled with herself she figures it is necessary for her to reevaluate her situation alone in a peaceful setting.