David Gaynes Plus

New York

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David Gaynes is an independent documentary filmmaker whose work has been screened at film festivals, in theaters and on television. He recently completed “Next Year Jerusalem” (2014) a nuanced portrait of eight nursing home residents on a pilgrimage to Israel. Jerusalem was screened at the Sarasota Film Festival and is Distributed by First Run Features. It will premiere theatrically in the Spring of 2014. Saving Hubble (2012) is both a love letter to the world’s most famous telescope and a document of the grassroots movement that saved it from an untimely death. Keeper of the Kohn (2005) is a portrait of Peter Kohn, a beloved 70-year old autistic man caring for his dying friend. It won the Jury Prize for best documentary at the Vail Film Festival. David is also an accomplished cinematographer having recently photographed the award-winning documentary All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert (2011).

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