Ariel Smith is an award winning filmmaker, video artist, writer and cultural worker who has been creating independent media art since 2001. Much of her work has been shown at festivals and galleries across Canada and internationally. In addition to her own artistic practice, Ariel has worked as a programmer/curator for festivals and galleries. Ariel is currently the Artistic & Managing Director of Native Women in the Arts, and is completing an MFA in Film Production at York University.

Project Description

Hunger is the story of a young family in crisis. Lucy, a stay at home mother, can’t seem to escape her emotional pain and suspicions regarding her husband’s fidelity. She seeks relief from the stress of her life through an eating disorder which is negatively impacting her young daughter Lily.