An animated documentary about trauma & the cycles of abuse suffered by homeless women.

“Repetition Compulsion” (1997, 35mm, 6.5 minutes)
Director, Producer, Animator, Editor: Ellie Lee

• 1998 National Emmy Award Nominee for Outstanding News & Documentary Program Achievement
• Screened in 70 film festivals worldwide, including the 1998 Berlin International Film Festival
• Winner of 15 festival awards, including Best Animated Film at the 1998 Cine Golden Eagle National Film & Video Competition, and Silver Medal at 1998 Bilbao International Festival of Documentary & Short Films
• U.S./European broadcasts on PBS, Independent Film Channel, Canal+ and ZDF/Arté

Ellie's most recent project, "Chinafornia", won the 2011 Tribeca Film Institute’s Tribeca All Access Transmedia Award and a 2012 Innovation Fund grant from the Center for Asian American Media. You can learn more about "Chinafornia" here:

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