Jabe Babe: A Heightened Life
Filmfest 2006

A tall girl with a tall story, 31 year old Jabe Babe measures six foot two inches (188cm), works as a dominatrix and has a life threatening genetic condition called Marfan Syndrome. This hybrid documentary, merging fiction and non-fiction forms, inhabits the heightened technicolour world of the tall woman, the outsider, to provoke questions about society's desire for sexual, visual, and genetic conformity. Cast: Jabe Babe, Rohan Stanley, Michael Thompson

tags: Documentary

With: Jabe Babe, Rohan Stanley, Michael Thompson

Credits

Director: Janet Merewether