Saguenay international
short film festival


History as it was never taught in school. This animated short looks back at the surprising story of our relationship with masturbation—and its repression—from prehistory to today.

Production :
Office national du film du Canada
Distribution :
Office national du film du Canada
Contact :
Animation :
Keyu Chen and Lori Malépart-Traversy
Music :
Frannie Holder
Sound designer :
Marie-Pierre Grenier
Editing :
Sarah Fortin and Mélanie O'Bomsawin

In competition for :

Best youth short film

  • Lori Malépart-Traversy

    Born in Montreal in 1991, animation filmmaker Lori Malépart-Traversy studied visual arts and animation at Concordia University. Her graduation film, Le clitoris, was an international hit both on the festival circuit and online. With Magical Caresses, she continues her exploration of the wide-ranging topic of female sexuality.