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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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“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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