Blue Bag Life

BFI Doc Society Fund


Lisa Selby


Rebecca Lloyd Evans


Natasha Dack-Ojumu


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bluebaglife is a feature documentary about addiction and love. A daughter is searching tounderstand her mother’s absence: were they ‘estranged’ because of heroin, or did theirseparation run deeper than addiction? The daughter falls in love, but he too brings heroininto their home. bluebaglife will be constructed from over 40 years of Lisa’s raw and poeticarchive: home footage, camera phone footage, photographs, diaries, voice notes,answerphone messages and letters.