Girafferator: A Chainletter
A rich and inventive personal documentary about the living folklore surrounding magpies, but touching on a lot more- not least how to make new friends through doing drawings in public places.
What I Know About Snakes
This film is dedicated to the late Mark Lapore who was a talented filmmaker, a wonderful professor and my mentor. He guided me through this film from conception to completion.
Speed Freaks Do Bach
This is a visual puzzle incorporating images of various dancers in the process of rehearsal with a text collage from personal journals.
Courtney Kallas and Liz Simmons
Liz and I made this film because we wanted to travel. We wanted to travel and have a reason to talk to people about something they cared about.
NYFI (The Bride)
In an emotionally infused montage using archival footage, text and voiceover, the filmmaker compares the premise of contemporary marriage to that of arranged marriage. By juxtaposing her own experience to that of her Greek immigrant grandparents, the piece reflects on the possibility that although we enjoy more freedom today, the same uncertainties about love continue to plague us.
Not Of Here
Feet are stuck to this surface like suction cups.
So you are born.
Traffic determines the mold of the landscape.
From here to there.
There are many places where no one ever walks.
Earth lays dormant.
These places are crusts of commerce.
Go dancing there.
Lynn G. Ditchfield
This is a documentary retrospective of Earth Onion Women’s Improvisational Theater group (Washington D.C. 1970-75). In it 6 of the 9-member troupe including the filmmaker gather together for a reunion in 2003.
For Dad’s Birthday
Charlotte Greville & her sister
Charlotte Greville made this tape with her sister (they’re hard to tear apart) for their DAD’s birthday obviously.