Coleen Fitzgibbon is an experimental film artist based in NYC.
She has screened her work at international film festivals, museums and galleries, including New Museum, Salon94, Louis B. James Gallery, MOCA/LA Film Forum, Austrian VIENNALE, TIFF, International Film Festival Rotterdam, BERLINALE, MoMA (NYC), Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels), Institute of Contemporary Art (London), DeAppel (Amsterdam), Subliminal Projects Gallery (Los Angeles), Anthology Film Archives, Light Industry and Exit Art (NYC).
- LAND OF NOD (2013) by Coleen Fitzgibbon TRT: 17.50
LAND of NOD is an experimental short documentary shot NTSC hi-8 video in the late 1980's and transferred to digital. color & b/w, sound.
Persons unknown wait on a street in a large city for something to come their way. Their greeting to each other is, “are you anywhere?”
They float past the infinite set of stairs going nowhere, during one day out of several days from 1985 to 1995. LAND of NOD is an experimental short documentary shot NTSC in the late eighties and transferred to digital. Nod captures a day of black marketeers in the street waiting for action.
- MIXED UP WITH LIFE: Coleen Fitzgibbon on NY's Lower East Side; TRT: 7.02
Coleen FITZGIBBON was the featured filmmaker in the Another Experiment by Women Film Festival (AXWFF) in 2013.
Here she talks about life in NYC’s Lower East Side during the 1970-80’s with reminiscences of days of decay, drug trafficking, the AIDS crisis, and also remarks about her two films, ROSE SELAVEE and LAND of NOD, that were screened June 5, 2013.
- TIME (Cover to Cover); ©1975; 16mm; b/w; sound; TRT: 8:22.
Micro text film of the Nov. 1974 issue of U.S. magazine Time cover to cover; soundtrack Daniel Ellsberg interview by Tom Snyder on the Pentagon Papers.
- FM/TRCS; (2009/1974)-16mm & digital; color; optical sound; TRT: 11.16
The destruction of cinematic imagery and sound, which allows for the release of subliminal thought.
Prix de Jaques Freres, EXPRMNTL 5 Knokke-Heist Film Festival, Belgium, 1975
- Lower East Side (LES); ©1976; Super 8mm ; color; sound; TRT: 16:31.
Written and directed by C. Fitzgibbon. Narrated by Robin Winters. Cast: Tom Sigal, Diego Cortez and Robin Winters
Documentary style critique of the Island of Manhattan’s fiscal state of affairs and the John Dough Cult.
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IN & OUTDOORS (show 22) – TRT: 30.22 What is near, what is dear, what is our own? CLICK HERE to View this Festival THE FUTURE IS YOU; Lili White; USA; 2009; mini DV to digi; TRT: 8.45 Shifting nature and architecture in the International City in the week after the 9/11 attack. Read more… […]
FUN & GAMES (show 13) – TRT: 22.50 What is a “movie” What do we experience? What part does this play in society; and what part does it play our lives? Why make this? CLICK HERE to View this Festival MOVEMENT STUDY: DISCIPLINE; Metrah Pashaee; TRT: 3.04; USA Movies move people. My sound and image […]
SPIRIT DREAMS (show 14) – TRT: 32.39 On the interior characters within us: Who are they and what do they want? CLICK HERE to View this Festival SHARING IS CARING Laura Hyunjhee Kim; TRT: 2.33; USA An exploration in the various modes of communication, is presented in the formats of a music video, with appropriated […]
VALUE JUDGMENTS (show 15) – TRT: 28.39 What is the value of connection and how is it done? CLICK HERE to View this Festival BE MY CLONE; Laura Hyunjhee Kim; TRT: 2.21; USA How can you steal a mind of a fool? Forever bend and dance with me How can you steal a mind of […]
LANDSCAPE COMES ATTACHED (show 16) – TRT: 20.19 How much space do we take up? How far does this reach? CLICK HERE to View this Festival LANDSCAPE_1 LANDSCAPE_2.0; Rrose Present; TRT: 6.14; SPAIN LANDSCAPE: Humanity sees herself through this gaze that represents it. Read more… Like a game of mirrors, we can only see what […]
APPARITIONS (show 17) – TRT: 30.49 Personal minds with reviews of that other force… CLICK HERE to View this Festival ELFMÄDCHEN; Mirka Morales; TRT: 16.00; 16mm film to digi; Winner of Chicago Underground Film Festival best animation award 2009. Read more… Music: bruce haack, tipsy, people like us and ian pooley; ELFMÄDCHEN (elfgirls) is an […]
CRYSTAL UMBRELLAS (show 18) – TRT: 37.00 Re-examining our place in the world. CLICK HERE to View this Festival THUDERBOLT; Heidi Phillips; TRT: 3.30; CANADA Light explodes out of the darkness engulfing a young woman as she tries to find her way through the storm. Read more… Light explodes out of the darkness engulfing a […]
I DENTED ORIENTED (show 19) – TRT: 30.22 Reflections made. CLICK HERE to View this Festival SHE VANISHES; Sara Bonaventura; TRT: 7.26; ITALY This my anti-manifesto. A mise en scene of an impossibility, a virtual presence. Read more… An “impossible body” is enacting a fantasy of loss and distance: of desire, that cannot be satisfied […]
POLITICAL RESTINGS (show 20) – TRT: 25.34 The Whole World is Our Backyard CLICK HERE to View this Festival CODES OF… SENSES II; Rrose Present; TRT: 3.39; SPAIN Concept: Video without camera, reinterpreting the camera-world. Read more… Codes of… senses, Codes of significance. The images of riots in Istanbul onlinein 2013 (those they allowed to […]
MOTHER’S DAY (show 21) – TRT: 21.30 Somewhere: Our Mother and Ourself CLICK HERE to View this Festival STORY OF A CURSE #1; Negin Sharifzadeh; TRT: 4.49; IRAN/AMERICAN The first of a series of animated films based on familial stories that were inspired by the Iranian/American filmmaker’s mother’s story of moving through loss and despair. […]