Lyn Elliot

Kansas City, MO

Lyn Elliot makes short films that bring to the surface the strange undercurrents of everyday life.  Her work often mixes narrative and nonfiction elements, and sometimes even defies categorization.  Over the past fifteen years, Lyn’s films have screened widely at venues across the U.S., including the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the South by Southwest Film Festival, the Black Maria Film and Video Festival, the IFC Center, and BAM Cinematek.  She teaches film production courses in the Film and Media Arts program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Another Dress, Another Button

(Lyn Elliot, 2011)

The spare buttons have a field day on the dresser top. The spare button savers talk about why they do it, and how it makes them feel....