Mephobia kids

11 yrs 24 minutes 2017

A group of girls aged 6–8 wander around in the neighborhood throwing trash around. The group of older girls is just as frustrated, but their restlessness expresses itself in other ways and limits are constantly tested. Mephobia kids tells the story of two groups of girls, one in primary school and the other which is the central focus of young adults. Depicted as a series of vignettes, the girls’ frustration and restlessness express themselves through provocative behavior that pushes boundaries. The film was made as director Mika Gustafson’s graduation film at Valand Academy and experiments with storytelling while simultaneously challenging the conventional notion of the female body as vulnerable

The film is not playable outside of Sweden