(5 minutes, B+W, 16mm) is the true story of Mrs. Ethel
Johnson, who through the ritual of shooting squirrels and
feeding them to the ravens, comes to terms with her own mortality.
This film was made in early 1996, towards the end of Mrs.
Johnson's life. In 2000, Mrs. Johnson passed away in her home,
where this film was made, in the hills of Ramona, CA.
Raven screened at the Aspen Short
Film Festival, the Philadelphia International Film Festival
and the New York Short Film Festival.
Direction and Still Photography
by Mark Berger
Cinematography and Editing by Greg
Music by Liz Erickson
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