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Bardsley Jessica

Jessica Anne Bardsley

United States

Biography

Jessica Bardsley is a film artist and critical writer exploring experimental non-fiction forms. Her work has screened across the U.S. and internationally at esteemed venues such as RIDM, CPH:DOX, Visions du Réel, Antimatter Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Kasseler Dokfest, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Images Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films and more. She is the recipient of a Princess Grace Award in Film, a Flaherty Fellowship, Director's Choice at the Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Grand Prix at 25FPS, and the Eileen Maitland Award at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Jessica received an MFA in Film, Video, New Media and Animation as well as an MA in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is now a PhD student in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University.


Filmography:
The Blazing World
Lie Back and Enjoy It
Florida Enchantments
Anne Frank's House
Anne
Ryerson and Burnham
The Art of Catching
Land of Mourning Calm
Lightwater
Oceanography
The Commoners
Southern Land
A Past of Plank and Nail

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The Art of Catching

The Art of Catching (Orig.) / 2011 / United States / 35 min

Florida's impoverished marshlands with their animal kingdom of tortoises, flamingoes, crocodiles and a fabled species of monkey are the setting for two parallel stories, which are subtly woven together across ages and narrative voices.

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The Blazing World

The Blazing World (Orig.) / 2013 / United States / 19 min

A troubling relationship arises between the character played by Winona Ryder in the film Girl, Interrupted, the genuine depression experienced by the actress, and the shoplifting of which she was accused...

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From October 25 to 30, the 20th edition of the largest celebration of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe is held in Jihlava, Czech Republic. Until November 6, the festival continues online at DAFilms.com.

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