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I grew up hearing a lot about my older sister, Kate, who was stillborn. Though I never got to meet her, she is an important part of my family, and the experience that my parents had with her still affects them to this day. While beginning my research, I didn't see a lot of media portrayal of this kind of loss and how it affects people. I wanted to give my parents, and any other families with a similar experience, some form of representation.

Emma Sinex lives with a deep-rooted passion for dance and filmmaking. Emma has found inspiration for her work in the intimacies of life, family dynamics, and the communities she’s been involved in. With an admiration for choreography, personal narratives, and the variety of cultures within, she hopes to help tell the stories of everyday people in a complex world. more...

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