documentary & ethnography

Three Quarters by Kevin Jerome Everson

Three Quarters Kevin Jerome Everson 2015, 4.5 min, USA, 16mm => digital file, b&w, silent, (Chicago Premiere) Three Quarters (2015) features two magicians in Philadelphia practicing their slight of hand tricks. Screening at Dinca Vision Quest 2015 Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7pm, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Purchase tickets here. Visit for more info. Courtesy […]

Ben Russell, Greetings to the Ancestors, Vision Quest 2015

Greetings to the Ancestors Ben Russell 2014, USA, 29 min, 16mm => digital file, color, sound, (Chicago Premiere) Set between Swaziland and South Africa, in a region still struggling with the divisions produced by an apartheid government, GREETINGS TO THE ANCESTORS documents the dream lives of the territory’s inhabitants as the borders of consciousness dissolve […]

Vision Quest 2015

Presented by, Vision Quest is a three-day festival celebrating the most notable contemporary moving image and media art culture. September 10, 2015, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago September 11, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere September 12, 2015, at Co-Prosperity Sphere Featuring work by: Basma Alsharif, Ephraim Asili, Trisha Baga & Jesse Stead, Tony Balko, Stephanie Barber, Michael Bell-Smith, Peter Burr, Petra […]

Kumaré: the True Story of a False Prophet (now playing)

KUMARÉ THE TRUE STORY OF A FALSE PROPHET A Film by Vikram Ghandi Now playing @ IFC Center, NYC **AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER – Documentary Feature: SXSW FILM FESTIVAL 2011** “Kumaré is a wise guru from the East who indoctrinated a group of followers in the West.  Kumaré, however, is not real – he is the alter ego […]

Review: Master Plan (2012) by Robert Todd

Robert Todd, 2012, USA, 16mm, 62 min, color, sound Master Plan (2012) is a feature length documentary about home ownership and housing in America, yet on a deeper level it serves as an allegory of how a domestic space exists as an inspirational blueprint for our everyday life. Aesthetically, the film is an interesting hybrid […]

Trailer: LIMBO (2012) by Eliot Rausch

LIMBO / Trailer from Eliot Rausch + Phos Pictures on Vimeo. After winning the 25k Grant from the Vimeo Awards, director Eliot Rausch partnered with Producer Mark Schwartz and the Dreamers of Los Angeles to create LIMBO. This 19 minute film exposes the lives of three undocumented students, living in the US without legal status. […]