Reframing fear: A cinematographer's take | Elisa Iannacone | TEDxCumbernauldWomen

Based on her experience covering war zones and humanitarian conflicts, along with growing up in Mexico, camerawoman Elisa Iannacone exposes the different types of fear in her life in a harrowing talk, and which ones she had to confront and overcome as a survivor of sexual assault by a close family member.
- Contains triggering content around sexual violence. Elisa has worked across six continents as journalist and cinematographer, producing work for outlets such as National Geographic, Newsweek and BBC World. Her traveling art exhibition and book, The Spiral of Containment: Rape's Aftermath, detail her experience as a rape survivor healing trauma through powerful visuals, alongside 24 fellow survivors' stories. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at
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