Education and Vitae

Studied painting with Hans Hofmann, 1956-57. Started making films, 1955.
Created/Directed The Millennium Film Workshop, N.Y.C. 1966-68;
started the Dept. of Cinema at S.U.N.Y. at Binghamton, 1969; Professor of Cinema 1974-2000;
Distinguished Prof. of Cinema, 2000-

Grants and Awards: (a selection)

D.A.A.D. 1986; Maya Deren Award 1994; J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship 1995;
N.E.A. 1995; The Rockefeller Foundation grant 1999; NYFA 2001; NYSCA 2001;
NYSCA distribution grant 2002; Fund For Jewish Documentary
Filmmaking 2003; Stan Brakhage Vision Award 2004; Los Angeles Film Critics
Association - The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award 2004
-included in the Whitney Museum of American Art, Biennial 1981, 1985, 1989, 1995,
1997, 2002 -included in The Whitney Museum of American Art,
The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000, 1999-2000;
Film and Film/performance restrospective, American Museum of the Moving Image 1989;
Included in the N.Y. Film Festival at Lincoln Center 1991, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003;
partial retrospective of films and film/performance work, The American Center, Paris,
1994; partial retrospective of film/performance works, Museum of Modern Art, 1996;
included in (a selection): Berlin Film Festival, 1997; Taormina Film Festival, 1997;
London Film Festival 2000, 2003; Rotterdam Film Festival 2001, 2003,
filmmaker-in-focus, 2004, 2005; Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2003, 2004;
Jeonju International Film Festival 2004; Cinematexas International Short Film Festival 2004,
Starz Denver International Film Festival 2004

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