Spin Cycle

Spin Cycle
Total Runtime: 05:38

This experimental documentary project follows a housewife multiple days during her daily routine. The repetition and monotony of this routine is highlighted, but so too is the reliance of the children on their mother. Spin Cycle is ultimately a portrait of a the cycle of womanhood that is expected to be followed. Filmed on 16mm film and edited on a Steenbeck flatbed editor.

Published by ava

Director Ava Lowrey is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Since 2005, Ava has been using multimedia to connect with a larger audience and as a means of social activism. As creator of PeaceTakesCourage, millions have viewed Ava’s work and she has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, Mother Jones Magazine, and more. As a director Ava has completed multiple short documentaries and screened at festivals across the country. A native of Alexander City, Alabama, Ava’s films often focus on her southern roots, sharing untold stories centered in the American south.