For centuries menstruation has been a taboo topic, often treated as something unclean and certainly shameful. Lina Plioplyte’s excellent documentary winds through the cultural and social history of this female experience examining its many facets while exposing stereotypes.
Born in Lithuania, Lina Plioplyte is a documentary film director and cinematographer who currently lives in New York. In 2008, she began directing commercials for "Nylon" magazine and various fashion brands. Three years later, she shot her first documentary, a short sketch of a fashion designer, The Guts of Duckie Brown. Lina took on a similar topic in her full-length debut, the acclaimed documentary Advanced Style (2014), about fashion-forward seniors. Her second feature-length documentary, Periodical, is enjoying a run at numerous festivals, including South by Southwest and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
2011 The Guts of Duckie Brown (short)
2014 Advanced Style
2016 Girls Who Rock (short, co-dir.)
2023 Film okresowy / Periodical