Showcase “Film, Art, Change: Making Movies to Make a Difference”

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It’s a wrap! We are hosting a showcase of student films from the summer filmmaking intensive, “FilmArtChange: Making Movies to Make a Difference,” July 31, 2015 at 2pm, Kellen Auditorium, The New School, 66 5th Ave, NYC. My colleague Joel Schlemowitz, teaching assistant Daryl Meador and I very much enjoyed working with this group of talented, energetic and engaged pre-college students. Please join us in celebrating their hard work and achievements. Public reception to follow after the screening.   Read more

Screening and discussion at Bosnian \ Art exhibition, Baltimore

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Upcoming event: November 25, 2013 at 7pm. I was invited by Prof. Daniel Marcus of Goucher College to present and discuss my work at Bosnian \ Art, an art exhibition showing work of over 20 artists with origins from Bosnia. The event is open to public. Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. The exhibition is on view until Nov 7, 2013 – Jan 4, 2014

Presentation at The Phantom Borders conference, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

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September 7, 2012: A talk and screening of my 2009 documentary The Reed Trains at the Networks of Infrastructure and the Phantom Borders in East Central Europe Conference in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. The conference from the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin (project “Phantom Borders in East Central Europe”, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research) is working in cooperation with the European University Viadrina, the University of Basel and the International Society for Railway History.

Landfill screens at Sundance Film Festival 2012

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Jessica Edwards and Gary Hustwit (Helvetica, Objectified) directed this 3-minute documentary about a small New York landfill where trash becomes energy and where people are thinking differently about garbage. I was the editor. Now it screens at Sundance, Jan 20-27, which is very exciting. Part of Focus Forward Program. For screening times and venues, please check the festival online guide.

UPDATE: The film is now available online.

The Other screens at BELEF 2011 in Belgrade, Serbia

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My 2007 video The Other (Wallflower) will be exhibited at BELEF 2011, in the special program titled Border is Status: Granica je Status. Other artists include: Cynthia Zaven, Sandra Đukić, Riccardo Arena, David Montgomery, Zvonimir Marčić, Rimas Sakaluskas, Luisa Mizzoni, Emilio Corti, AVOW, Ivana Bašić, Nevena Vasiljević, Rastko Lazić, Igor Stangliczky i Ivan Kadelburg. 16-23. Jul 2011, 19-23h, kazamati/Vojni muzej: Kalemegdan. Curated by the amazing Manja Ristic.

The Reed Trains screening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)

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My short documentary, The Reed Trains, will be screening Nov 20, 2010 in a special program prepared by The Ann Arbor Festival and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit (MOCAD). The program, titled SHADOWBOX CINEMA II, presents 10 short international works, featuring experimental animation, documentary and narrative films making their Michigan premieres. This is a free public screening.