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Jeff Daniel Silva

United States

Biography

Jeff Daniel Silva is a filmmaker and artist based in Somerville, Massachusetts. His films and installations have been have been exhibited at festivals, galleries and in museums in the United States, South America, Canada, Europe and Australia; including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA – NY), the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), The Betty Rymer Gallery (Chicago, Il), The Valdivia International Film Festival (Chile), the DokumentArt Film Festival (Germany), and DocHouse Brussels (Belgium). Jeff was an instructor at Harvard University from 2006-2009, where he taught and helped develop the curriculum, along with Lucien Taylor, for The Sensory Ethnography Lab, a practice-based program of visual anthropology exploring the interstices of art, anthropology and documentary film. Currently, Jeff is a professor of film at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA). He was also the co-founder The Balagan Experimental Film Series, programming an eclectic mix of documentary and experimental film to the New England community since 2000.

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Trace of the future according to Jeff Silva

Une trace du futur selon Jeff Silva (Orig.) / 2014 / United States / 4 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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