Part 2 of the “No Pressure” pair of shorts (pun intended? â€” yeah again…why not), also explores the male side of modern day role expectations. Do men feel emasculated by the society-given equality of women? What about their biological urges to hunt and gather and provide and protect? Are these just not wanted anymore? Intended to be a match for part 1, this second film ended up merging the male and female musings into a theme of duality, opposites, yin and yang. We also garnered a terrific bit of animation and a narration by the wonderful Dr Richard Holloway.
“Be A Woman” is part 1 in the No Pressure pair of shorts (pun intended? – yeah why not). This film explores the weight of roles perhaps felt by an everyday woman, and how modern day expectations can muddy our understanding of our biological strengths versus our societal rights. If we can exercise the right to be equal to men can we also exercise the right to be different?…Please?