Documentary • Documentary, Music, Short Films, 17-Apr-2023
An aging synth-pop musician reflects on her past as a “street-level superstar” and her present isolation in rural Colorado. “Space Lady,” directed by Sophia Feuer, is a quietly absorbing documentary portrait of an outsider, a mystic with paranormal intuitions. As she tells it, the Space Lady (aka Susan) was guided into her destiny after an out-of-body experience in her early 20’s involving aliens and space travel. From then on, she’s lived on the outskirts of society, attuned to realms outside of conventional human understanding. Performing in her signature helmet with wings and flashing red light, the Space Lady endured years of obscurity and homelessness before finally receiving some notoriety. But the film isn’t here to inform of surface level career successes/failures but to immerse into an otherworldly state of mind. -KA. Director: Sophia Feuer. Starring: Susan Dietrich. Director of Photography: Tyler Macri. Sound Recording: Zach Chapple. Editor: Sophia Feuer. Assistant Editor: Zach Chapple. Music: The Space Lady, Zach Chapple, Charlie Gill.
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