I will be at Bakkus, Reykjavik tomorrow night for the premiere of the previous Episode to the one I will be in in 2011. This is a beautiful still from the Episode. If you are in Iceland come along! Screening starts at 9pm, bar opens at 8!
Film Directing 4 Women Festival
London Sunday September 12
I want to be in London for the Festival but can't figure out how.
Please go and see great short documentaries by women!
Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival Sun Valley Idaho September 17 - 19
I am off to Idaho to enjoy the Festival and the lovely surrounds
New Jersey Film Festival Sunday September 26
Voorhees Hall #105 7pm
[near the corner of George and Hamilton St]
71 Hamilton St/College Ave Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. I will be doing a Q and A afterward so come along!
I am leaving for Iceland first week of September for another week of research and thinking. I will get to see the country in the summertime which I so glad about, it really is so radically different from summer to winter.
All I know so far about the Weird Girls Project Episode is that we have to leave Reykjavik on the Friday night and drive to an as yet unknown location for three hours, which will surely see us half way across the country. To where, to do what?
And that Kitty Von Sometime is looking for people to knit. What will I be wearing, a tea cosy? Hmmm. The last one was nude, that was bravery above and beyond............Now a twin set I can do.
Pipedreams, the film I shot about the Fulni-o Indian family of Pernambuco in Brazil, is about to be edited. One indigenous family, nine children, all in a reggae band bound for San Francisco.
How is life for a tribe with one foot in both worlds in the most densely populated drought stricken region on earth?
I became friends with them and when I discovered their musical talents I took the opportunity to record songs with them.
Jeffrey Chu, the cinematographer was simply amazing. Currently he lives and works in Shanghai.
The Valley of Dawn has been accepted into four film festivals so far. Two of the Festivals are in the NY/NJ area and will keep you posted as and when I have the dates.