Director: Kelly Xintaris
Bio:Kelly Xintaris is an artist and writer born in Chicago, working primarily in photography, text, and video. Her work has been exhibited at Artists Space in New York, Boston City Hall, Boston Logan International Airport, Contemporary Artists Center, National Hellenic Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Arts + Literature Laboratory, and Eyelevel Gallery in Canada, among other galleries and venues. Film screenings include Bloomsday Film Festival (Dublin) and JÁ International Poetry Film Festival (Lisbon). Her essays and poetry have been published in the Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography (Routledge), September 11 in Popular Culture (Greenwood Press), and various literary journals. She was a finalist for the Leon Forrest Prose Award from the Guild Literary Complex in Chicago and a 2018-2019 Artist in Residence at the Chicago Artists Coalition. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; a Post-Baccalaureate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; and a BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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Cinematic Poetry/Video Art
Film: Chasing Birds is about my experiences as a first-generation Greek-American, and it is peripatetic in scope. It is also about immigration and the limitations of those circumstances, in which the aftershocks undulate from one generation to the next.