How To Be At Home How To Be At Home

“Lean into loneliness — and know you’re not alone in it. ”

Film by Andrea Dorfman, Canada, 2020.

Notes on the film:

This animation was created in Andrea Dorfman’s home studio in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while in social isolation through the spring and summer of 2020. How to Be at Home is one of thirty films made through The Curve, a National Film Board of Canada series of films created within (and many about) our pandemical times.

Poem: Tanya Davis
Directed, animated, and edited by Andrea Dorfman
Original music: Tanya Davis and Daniel Ledwell
Sound design: Sacha Ratcliffe
Producer: Annette Clarke
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada

Other Films in the NFB's The Curve Series