Best Actress – Lisa Defazio, “Blossom” (Australia)

Title: Blossom
Runtime: 6 min
Country: Australia
Director: Lisa Defazio
Placement: Best Actress + Award of Excellence
Competition: December, 2018

Synopsis: Childhood the one chance we get to transition from bud to bloom. 

Some memories just cannot be erased, they are like permanent markers in our own timeline. 

One woman recalls everything that made her family unique, the fun, the freedom, the subjective strength of each individual along with her own mother’s love. 

After bearing witness to her own family dynamic a young woman discovers her own version of strength enabling her to reconcile her past with her present.