Fri, Nov 18|
Millennium Film Workshop
Film Diary NYC 2.0: HOW A RESURRECTION REALLY FEELS
Festival selections of experimental non-fiction films that capture the personal history and daily experiences of the filmmaker and the world they encounter. A showcase highlighting the most heartfelt but most overlooked cinema: diary films, home movies, and personal documentary.
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Millennium Film Workshop, 167 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
About the event
@ MILLENNIUM FILM WORKSHOP
167 Wilson Ave Brooklyn, NY
HOW A RESURRECTION REALLY FEELS
TRT: 84 min
**Screening followed by Q&A with filmmakers in attendance
There Is No Place
Dir. Chris Ruble 2019
USA 10 min
How I processed losing my childhood home to foreclosure in December 2018. Footage from VHS, Hi-8 tape, and Super 8 film. Guitar score recorded to audio cassette.
Dir. Rebecca Copper 2021
USA 5 min
The filmmaker considers a chronic illness they were newly diagnosed with.
Do You See Colors?
Dir. Jess Michelle Lisy 2022
USA 5 min
Real thoughts of a person going through a Manic Episode.
Dir. Joshua Gen Solondz 2019
USA 7 min
SHOT IN TOKYO, BAGHDAD, AMSTERDAM, BRUSSELS, GOLAN HEIGHTS, LIVINGSTON, BALTIMORE, AND LOS ANGELES OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD. THIS PROJECT'S ORIGINAL INTENT WAS RELEASE, NOT IDENTITY.
A year of Gentry video diaries
Dir. Anzi DeBenedetto 2022
USA 3 min
Somewhat-monthly installments of an ongoing video diary project. An attempt at identifying the overlap between my tastes and the world's tolerance.
Ressasser (no radar on)
Dir. Samuel Cogrenne 2021
Canada / France 10 min
After losing a loved one, the filmmaker decides to leave Montreal, but misses his connection in New York. Waiting for his next flight, he wanders the streets rehashing the past, talking with people and friends, and dreaming of what might have been.
Dir. Leah E Simon 2022
USA 5 min
This diary film follows a series of conversations that take place between the director and her family. Juxtaposing hi8 shot off the coast of South Carolina with footage sourced from WAVY TV, the film traces recurring themes and an event as it runs throughout the day.
Postcard of a Forest Fire
Dir. Matt Feldman 2022
UK / USA 18 min
A film diary exploring the wildfire epidemic in Colorado and impending desertification. Imagery of forests devastated by fires are contrasted against footage of the urban and industrial landscape of Denver, while the minimal narrative drifts between documentary, poetry, and fantasy.
Running from the Red Sun
Dir. Sarah Little 2021
USA 6 min
A short, experimental, essayistic documentary about an especially chaotic period of my life. This film observes layers of turmoil such as wildfire/climate change, loss, forced movement, the Coronavirus pandemic, and the American political climate of 2020, as well as tender moments of stillness and love.
Times a God Zillion
Dir. Natasha Beste 2020
USA 10 min
A short film surrounding messages from my Mom from the after-life, heroic dosage psychedelic medicine rituals, and clearing spaces of shame, guilt, pain, and grief – home movies, images from the past, present, future, video games, a beloved 80’s film – inspired by personal work surrounding death and communicating with spirit.
Full Festival Pass
Festival pass: $35 ($190 value) Pass includes: ⁃ Admission for one person to all 18 Film Diary NYC screenings at Millennium Film Workshop (11/13 - 11/18) ⁃ Admission for one person to Closing Night at DCTV’s Firehouse Cinema (11/19) ⁃ Admission for one person to Film Diary NYC 2.0 closing reception at DCTV’s Firehouse Cinema (post-screening 11/19) ⁃ 3 entries for raffle drawing with prizes from our sponsor, PhotoDom (drawing will take place 11/19 at closing reception)$35.00
Valid for a single program.$10.00