Sarah Gibson

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Re-enchantment - The Hidden Meanings of Fairy Tales
Presented as an interactive multi-platform documentary project exploring why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain, fascinate and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Re-enchantment features a series of 10 x 3-minute animated documentaries (interstitials), which explore the themes at work in fairy…
Damage
Episode 2 of Myths of Childhood
Damage explores our tendency today to search childhood memories for the causes of our adult discontent. Damage done to us as children is blamed for everything from alcoholism to depression. This episode examines how important childhood is in the making…
Myths of Childhood
Today we are more concerned about children and more confused about childhood than ever before, but many of our ideas about childhood are based on myths. In this provocative three part series, children and parents from Australia, the USA and…
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Innocence
Episode 1 of Myths of Childhood
The first in the three-part series, Innocence explores the romantic idea that children are innocent, and that this is at the heart of what we believe childhood should be. We are outraged when this innocence is violated by any form…
Perfection
Episode 3 of Myths of Childhood
In the era of psychology, contemporary parents have assumed responsibility for the emotional well being, self esteem and happiness of their children. But do parents expect too much of themselves and their children. Is it possible to have a perfect…