"Kelly Reichardt: Three Shorts" at Esopus Space

January 4, 2010

A continuous screening of three undistributed short films—Ode (1999), Then a Year (2001), and Travis (2004)by acclaimed independent filmmmaker Kelly Reichardt.  

Born in Miami, FL, Reichardt is a screenwriter, director, and editor who has made the critically lauded feature films River of Grass (1994), Old Joy (2006), Wendy and Lucy (2008), and Meek’s Cutoff (2010). Her short films, which were featured in an exhibition at Esopus Space in February 2010, include Ode (1999); Then a Year (2001), winner of the Best Experimental Film Award at the New York Underground Festival; and Travis (2004). Reichardt’s work has screened at venues around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, Film Forum, and Anthology Film Archives, as well as in competition at the Cannes, Venice, and Toronto International Film Festivals. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2009, Reichardt currently teaches film and electronic arts at Bard College.