Relieving the American Dream

EPFC | February 2nd, 2015

Oh my gosh, it’s February!! New month means welcoming a new guest curator to spin flicks at MARVELOUS MOVIE MONDAYS, our weekly online screening series that brings a bit of cinema into your Facebook feed every Monday. Please join us in a huge round of high fives for CHARLOTTE TAYLOR!!

Charlotte is an experimental animator teaching Film/Video in the rural mountains of Western North Carolina. Her research ranges from handmade film and digital animation to optical toys and expanded cinema, and she is particularly interested in alternative forms of production and presentation. Her work has screened at venues across the world, including: Ann Arbor Film Festival, Indie Grits Festival, MonoNoAware, Strange Beauty Film Festival, TIE, EFF Portland, FLEX Fest, and the Anthology Film Archives. She was the recipient of the 2012 Helen Hill Award from Indie Grits, for her film “The Edge of Summer.”

She enjoys organizing and teaching community filmmaking workshops for kids and at risk youth and is the co-founder/co-director of the Mechanical Eye Microcinema in Asheville, NC. She is currently working on a direct animation music video and an animated 16mm essay film about women in Belegarth medieval combat. Yay for film!!!
And now, time to go watch one of Charlotte’s pieces. Here is “Relieving the American Dream.”