Points North

The Violence of Civilization Without Secrets

Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Ojibway) are filmmakers and artists from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Their work subverts traditional forms of ethnography through humor, transgression, and innovative documentary practice. Their films and installations have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Walker Arts Center, e-flux, UnionDocs, and [...]


Three Thousand

The daughter of an Inuit father, filmmaker Jobie Weetaluktuk, and a non-Inuit mother, university professor Carol Rowan, she was a teenager when she assisted her father on Timuti (2012), a film he made in Inukjuak, home of their extended Inuit family. She later studied cinema at NSCAD University in Halifax, and her short film Lucky [...]


The Work

Jairus McLeary is a Legal Videographer from Chicago who began with shooting video ethnography in college; subjects in their natural setting, in order to experience, interpret, and represent culture and society. The experience motivated him to make his first film, THE WORK after years of participation inside Folsom͛s Circles.


Maine Girls

Yael is an award-winning director and producer who premiered her first feature, A Slim Peace, at the Tribeca Film Festival. The Sundance Channel broadcast the documentary in the United States, and it was distributed worldwide. Yael's recent films include My Favorite Neoconservative, which screened at the San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, D.C. Jewish Film Festivals [...]


El Mar La Mar

J.P. Sniadecki, assistant professor of radio/television/film, is a filmmaker and anthropologist active in China and the United States. whose work explores collective experience, sensory ethnography, and the possibilities of cinema. His films are in the permanent collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and have screened [...]


A River Below

The Documentary CameraMark isan independent filmmaker and photographer. He has spent the last 12 years traveling Latin America looking for stories and mining for gold. His film, MARMATO, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win 15 international awards. Heis the winner of grants from the Sundance Institute, Ford Foundation, and [...]


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