FILMS, FILM FESTIVALS AND FILM REVIEWS

 

FILMS

 

MOMENTS

 

Moments1

2014, 14:39 mins. Black & white HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: Several human universal emotions are explored as a woman and man's relationship is tested through a series of events.

March 9, 2014: Jazz pianist Amy K. Bormet's sextet (piano, bass, trumpet, drums, saxophone, trombone) improvised live Moment's soundtrack at the Washington Women in Jazz Festival, Union Arts, Washington, D.C.

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MOMENTS

Moments2

2013, 39 mins. Black & white HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: Several human universal emotions are explored as a woman and man's relationship is tested through a series of events.

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   July 21, 2013: Jazz Meets Film was presented at ARTSCAPE 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. Jazz musicians (piano, sax, bass) improvised live Moments' soundtrack.

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See Science article Cognitive Psychology Meets Art: Exploring Creativity, Language, and Emotion Through Live Musical Improvisation in Film and Theatre

 

TRISTE

2012, 1:20 mins. Color HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: An unnamed woman receives a letter.

 

IMAGES

Images

2011, 2:30 mins. Black & white HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: An unnamed man questions his identity.:

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RESEARCH PROJECT - How 3D shapes affect our aesthetic experience

2010, 5 mins. Color HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: Clip about faculty research for my inaugural Mind, Brain, Beauty Spring 2010 course (Cognitive Science Dept., Johns Hopkins University).

 

SOLITARY

Solitary

2010, 98 mins. Color HD video

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: Four composers from Peabody Institute are invited to create an original composition to a contemporary poem for a class competition.
This film documents the composers' creative process.

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LES TABLEAUX D'UNE RENCONTRE

LesTableaux

2009, 21 mins. 35mm black & white film and color HD video. In French with English subtitles.

writer, director, cinematographer, post-production editor

Synopsis: An unnamed woman questions herself, the film viewer, and the passage of time.

 

Short Documentaries: Interviews with Artists

Interview with Artist in Residence Rosetta DeBerardinis

2008, 8:29 mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published December 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

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Interview with Baltimore-based painter Daniel Stuelpnagel

2008, 13:21 mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published December 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

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Blackbird 13 ways: Interview with Participating Artists

2008, 3:49 mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published November 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

 

Scenes From Long Roads: Interview with photographer Andy Cook

2008, 2:05 mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published November 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

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Interview with Artist Kini Collins

2008, 4:23 mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published November 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

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Interview with Artist Laura Vernon-Russell

2008, 3:49mins; interviewer, videographer, post-production editor

Originally published November 2008, online RADAR REDUX magazine

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FILM FESTIVALS

 

2015 Inaugural Bmore en Español Film Festival

BmoreFilmFest

 

WHAT: Bilingual Spanish-English Films

WHEN: March 27 - March 29, 2015

WHERE: Maryland Institute College of Art

   Festival Grant Recipient & Organizer: La Petite Noiseuse Productions

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2014 Latin American Film Festival

2014LAFF

 

WHAT: Contemporary Latin American Films

WHEN: March 5 - April 23, 2014

WHERE: Johns Hopkins University

   Festival Grant Recipient & Organizer: Mónica López-González

 

 


 

 

2013 Contemporary Latin American Film Festival

2013LAFF

 

WHAT: Contemporary Latin American Films

WHEN: March 28 - May 2, 2013

WHERE: Johns Hopkins University

   Festival Grant Recipient & Organizer: Mónica López-González

 

 

 

 

 

FILM REVIEWS

 

OTTA

    Observe, Think, Take Action: Human Rights Watch Film Festival

  originally published June 23, 2013

 

 

 

 

OGND

    "Old Ghosts, New Dreams": Cambodian Cinema @ Film Society

   originally published April 15, 2013

 

 

 

 

NYAFF

    The 20th New York African Film Festival

  originally published March 30, 2013

 

 

 

 

LPS

    "Le Petit Soldat" In Search of an Ideal

   originally published March 6, 2013

 

 

 

 

TE

    Third Eye: Self & Camera in Contemporary Arab Cinema

  originally published November 29, 2012

 

 

 

 

LCM

    Le Carré’s Marriage to Conscience

  originally published September 27, 2012

 

 

 

 

NAC

    New Arab Cinema @ Lincoln Center

  originally published August 24, 2012

 

 

 

 

HMTMKM

    Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me: The Gaumont Thrillers @ the MoMA

  originally published August 15, 2012

 

 

 

 

LPLC

    Lourdes Portillo: La Cineasta Inquisitiva @ the MoMA

  originally published June 27, 2012