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Ghost Tape #10 with filmmaker Sean David Christensen
June 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SEATRiP Brown Bag Speaker Series
Psychological warfare during the Vietnam War and connections between the living and the dead are explored in this award-winning documentary short from the USC Center for Visual Anthropology.
About the filmmaker: Sean David Christensen (b. 1985) is a visual artist who works in music & film. His work has been featured at the San Francisco International Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival & the Athens International Film + Video Festival. His films have screened at the Angelika Film Center, Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts & the Musée des beaux-arts in Montréal. Of his short film, Fan Mail, Jonathan Kiefer of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle called it, “One of the best shorts of 2009.” Amy R. Handler of Moving Pictures Magazine has described his filmmaking as, “Brilliant…fragile & hypnotic,” and Sundance Award-winning director Jay Rosenblatt has described Christensen’s short films as, “Evocative…they do what many short films fail to do, make you wish they were longer.” Christensen is a graduate of the MVA program at the University of Southern California / Center for Visual Anthropology. He lives and works in Los Angeles.
Online at: www.seandavidchristensen.com
Sponsored by SEATRiP (Southeast Asia: Text, Ritual, and Performance) UC Riverside