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Le Clitoris

Women are lucky,
they get to have the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure:
the clitoris!

In this humorous and instructive animated documentary by Lori Malépart-Traversy, you can find out the unrecognized anatomy and unknown herstory of one of the most mysterious body parts ever. The purpose is to demystify female sexuality by discovering the anatomy and functioning of this organ, its history and its “discovery” by male doctors, its role in the female orgasm and its function as a tool of empowerment for women.

Born in Montreal, Canada, Lori holds both a BFA in Film Animation and a BFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University. Her animated short films — Le Clitoris, Sparky Ketchup and Extra Champignons — have been presented in many festivals in the past year. Lori’s expertise lies in animated documentary filmmaking, a tool she uses to tell stories, give meaning, and provoke reactions.

Le Clitoris Poster
Renata Gąsiorowska, director of Cipka (Pussy), and Lori Malépart-Traversy in Germany, on the occasion of the DOK Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (November 2016)
Frame from Cipka by Renata Gąsiorowska
Chicago Feminist Film Festival 2017 Poster
Lori Malépart-Traversy at the Chicago Feminist Film Festival during the Audiance Award for Best Documentary ceremony (March 2017)
Handmade audience award for Womanimation! 2017 (showcase of international women’s animated short films) – Lori Malépart-Traversy

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