The Girl Bunnies. Big Tree

Kanada 2011, Stop-Motion-Animation, DVD, Farbe, 8’ | Regie, Buch, Bildgestaltung, Schnitt, Ton, Musik, Produktion, Vertrieb Françoise Doherty

Mimi and her chainsaw accidentally slice through a really cute girl bunny’s tree. With the help of a hockey stick, two hockey girls and a rather big deer, Mimi wins back her heart. Filmmaker Françoise Doherty, brings us a romantic girl-tale in the Girl Bunnies series.


FRANCOISE DOHERTY is a filmmaker and componist whose work is shown internationally. Her films are set to indie music that she composes herself. Because of her queer films for children, among other things, she is seen as one of the pioneers of queer activism. Doherty is both founder and director of Antistatic, an international media festival for students, as well as of Prod Dash, a 48-hour race in media production, also for students. For many years she has been teaching media art and communication as a professor at various universities. She herself has an M.A. in media arts from the California Institute of the Arts and a Bachelor in fine arts and marketing from the University of Guelph in Ontario.


Films by Françoise Doherty (Selection)
The Girl Bunnies. Hockey 2009 | The Girl Bunnies. Les Alpines 2008 | Two 2008 | A Tomato’s Discretion 1998 | Windowsill 1997 | Olfactus 1995 | Whamo! 1994


Awards for ›The Girl Bunnies. Big Tree‹
Publikumspreis für Animations- und Experimentalfilme, Festival International du Film Lesbien et Feministe de Paris 2011


Sunday, 22 April 2012, 2 p.m., Filmforum, Ticket

Françoise Doherty
Animationsfilm, Kurzfilm
begehrt! - filmlust queer