Bristling (Sträubend)

Nominated for

Best Student Documentary

Directed by

Marlen Schmid

8' • Switzerland • 2020

Our bodies are hairy. But our relationship to body hair is ambivalent: we remove, trim, blow-dry, style and care for it lovingly. ‘bristling’ addresses the taboo and playfully portrays five people and the ways in which they deal with their bodily hair.