The first few days after a break-up, Rachel finds comfort in destructive habits.

Rachel is a meditation on loneliness, endings and beginnings.

Creative team

Writer/director/producer: Bita Joudaki

Filmmaker’s statement

After finishing my BFA, I ended a relationship and moved to a new city. I wrote Rachel during this transitional time.

This film stemmed from the isolation and loneliness that are by-products of such big changes.

About Bita Joudaki

Bita Joudaki

Bita Joudaki is a filmmaker currently based in Toronto. She graduated from Emily Carr University in 2014 with a BFA in film, media and integrated media, and is currently working on her MFA in film production at York University.

She is interested in translating family memory into recorded history through film, explorations of intimacy and issues around representation in media.

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