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Festival ∙ Food, film, art | 2018

A first of its kind event that celebrates Asian American heritage through the lens of food.

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Narrative short ∙ 5min ∙ Video | 2017

A dance comedy starring Ikechukwu Ufomadu, Rachel Wyman, and Julio Jean.

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Criticism ∙ 5min ∙ Text | 2016

An online resource for editorial commentary on NYC moving image culture.

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Archive

Documentary short ∙ 6min ∙ Video | 2017

Up close and personal with Agnès Varda on International Women's Day, 2017.

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Criticism ∙5min ∙ Text | 2016

On Full Metal Jacket, film school curricula, and "essential" cinema.

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Nonfiction ∙20min ∙ Archival images, text | 2016

An investigative essay for Harvard Law School’s “Just Food? Forum for Land Use, Rights and Ecology.

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Nonfiction∙ 5min ∙ Collage, text | 2016

A proposal for Storefront For Art & Architecture’s Competition “Taking Buildings Down.”

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Nonfiction ∙20min ∙ Photos, text | 2015

10-page spread for L.R. Magazine Issue 1 “Stories We Tell Ourselves” published by DDMMYY.

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Experimental shorts ∙ 5min ∙ 16mm film, video | 2015

Three unreleased music videos: for Nick Hakim, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and Jeremiah Meece.

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Documentary short ∙ 20min ∙ Video | 2013

An exploration through the eyes of Eva Franch i Gilabert, Natalie Bartlett, and Niki Nakazawa.

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Narrative short ∙ 12min ∙ Video | 2012

A strange and surreal film starring Chase Maguire, Kelly and Lisa Royère. Screenplay by Caitlin Doughty.

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Documentary shorts∙ 13min ∙ Video | 2011

The history and current state of the American funeral industry. In collaboration with Caitlin Doughty.

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About

Angeline Gragasin is a writer, filmmaker, and researcher who tells stories about ecology, memory, and power. Her background is interdisciplinary, her work equal parts poetic expression and critical inquiry. She sees each project as an opportunity to ask questions, take risks, and experiment. Before she became a filmmaker, Gragasin trained extensively in mask, mime, and improvisational performance. This early emphasis on image and action-based storytelling continues to inform her work today.

Gragasin lives and works in New York City where she writes regularly for Screen Slate and is a co-founder and head film curator of Happy Family Night Market. She is completing an MFA in Screenwriting at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema on scholarship from the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. She is currently in production with her first podcast, in development with her first feature film, and working on her first VR project in partnership with The Moth.

Gragasin holds an AB in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities from The University of Chicago, where she was awarded the Theater and Performance Studies Undergraduate Career Award for her thesis project as well as a Jeff Metcalf Fellowship at the Museum of Contemporary Art. She is an alumnus of the National YoungARTS Foundation (2003 winner in Writing), and a sponsored artist of the Stephen R. Comer Endowment for the Arts.

Her work has received support from NEW INC, The Moth, The Kate Spade & Co. Foundation, Harvard University, UnionDocs, The Bureau of Creative Works, Residency Unlimited, Cucalorus Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Palais de Tokyo, Kickstarter, Zinebi Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films, Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, Flux Factory, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, among others.

She spent many years training in clown, commedia dell’Arte, devised theater, and puppetry with LEM’s (Ecole Jacques Lecoq) Carlos García Estevez, 500 Clown, Double Edge Theater, SITI Company, and Blair Thomas & Company. She went on to collaborate with Redmoon Theater, Blast Theory, and theater artists Seth Bockley (The Goodman), Richard Newman (The Hinterlands), and Julia Miller (Manual Cinema) before transitioning from performance to filmmaking.

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Upcoming

Capitol Dance & Cinema Fest — September 8, 2018
Jumping Frames Hong Kong September 15, 2018
Fest Int'l de Videodanza CDMX September 20, 2018
BAD Bilbao x Zinebi Film Festival — October, 2018
Flux Factory x Queens Museum — December, 2018

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