From October, 2013

OBSKYURA – The Documentary by Melissa M. Gordon

OBSKYURA profiles Toronto burlesque dancer and performance artist who goes by the stage name, “Obskyura.” This documentary film explores the character’s psyche in her quest for self-expression, but more importantly, self-discovery. The film considers her personal experiences within the world of rejection and acceptance, further exploring how these problems are manifest throughout her performance work and personal life. Filmmaker/Editor/Cinematographer: Melissa M. Gordon Burlesque Videographer: Tatiana Rodriguez Bathtub Performance Art – “Psychosuicide”: Obskyura Music: Ian Hughes, Chaz Kkoshi, Zacharia Hajishacalli, and Phillip Guyler The opening of this documentary was screened at the TIFF Bell lightbox theatre in Toronto, On, Canada last…