1. i make films.

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  2. this is an impressionistic portrait of glass and metal artist evan chambers. it is a glimpse, a stream of consciousness conversation amongst images, thoughts, time, and sounds. a collage of color, movement, emotion, and memory. its shape is circular rather than linear, and contemplates rhythm, repetition, and flow.

    screened at the 2012 humboldt film festival

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  3. stopmotion animation of los angeles filmforum's new ticket table poster. you can see the physical poster, along with some wonderful films, most sunday nights at la's longest-running weekly showcase of experimental films.

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  4. excerpts from a short film produced for the natural history museum of los angeles county. filmed in southern brazil, this short (but not this selection) includes the first-ever video shot of recently-discovered ant decapitation behavior.

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  5. in the black and white world of this experimental memoir, being female has everything to do with getting manicures, loving smelly candles, and not being able to drive. even science says so. drawn instead to demolition derbies and physics, the film’s protagonist struggles to make her way from a comfortable childhood into an adult world in which she just doesn’t seem to fit.

    this short film is something of a coming of age tale about a girl struggling to escape the narrow and unfair definitions of femaleness established by a misogynistic world. turning first against women, then against herself, she finally realizes that the definitions—and not the women themselves—are the problem.

    director's choice award - black maria film + video festival
    critics choice award - davis feminist film festival
    jim demulling speak out award - humboldt film festival

    american cinematheque's 6th annual focus on female directors shorts showcase
    athens international film + video festival
    big muddy film festival
    big sky documentary film festival
    dam short film festival
    experiments in cinema
    fairy tales queer film festival
    indie memphis
    l.a. shorts fest
    mill valley film festival
    palm springs international shortfest
    paris international lesbian & feminist film festival
    philadelphia qfest
    seattle lesbian & gay film festival
    taos shortz festival
    videoex experimental film & video festival

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kate makes films

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kate lain is a documentary filmmaker currently living near los angeles. she holds an mfa in science & natural history filmmaking. these are some of her films.

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