Micaela DurandStill: first
American filmmakers Micaela DURAND and Daniel CHEW started working collaboratively while attending film school together at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. They became involved in the art world, working with a variety of mediums. Through performance, photography and installation, the duo has taken a non-conventional approach to narrative filmmaking. Their work has been screened and exhibited primarily in New York. They have contributed to shows at 179 Canal, MoMA PS1 and White Columns, among others. Their writing can be read in publications such as Texte zur Kunst as well as their own artist book AD BOOK (2012).
(all short, co-dir) uh duh yeah (2013), LIVE [EXPLICIT] (2014), first (2019), Negative Two (2019), 38 (2021)
Micaela Durand at IFFR
As a teen girl’s experiences play out on-screen, we see comments from unseen spectators in this haunting evocation of social media ennui.
A fresh look into the world of online dating through the eyes of a young New Yorker longing for connection.
Available on Festival Scope Pro from 26 January 9:00 CET to 14 February 9:00 CET
P&I Selection 2022