Jane Hearst

Jane Hearst


Name: Jane Hearst

Nickname: Jasper (when people mistake me for a boy)

Age: 23

Inspiration: Fantastic, local, fragile but strongwilled people are what inspire me to tell untold stories. People with unique identities. With unimaginable but true experiences to tell. I wish I could name them all, but for this film, there is one person in particular that I want to thank: my brother. Without his bravery, to tell our family his story of sexual abuse this year, I would not have been able to tell my own.

Your RA film in a sentence: If you were assaulted by someone you once loved and respected, all your happy memories would become painful & guilt-ridden: but would you stop yourself from remembering them, if it would mean you lost a part of your identity in the process??

Your RA experience in 3 words:  Cathartic, Unison, Growth