Kevin B. Lee

Kevin B. Lee

Still: Bottled Songs 1-4
Kevin B. LEE (1975, USA) is a filmmaker, media artist and film critic. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, pursuing Master's degrees in Film, Video, New Media and Animation, and in Visual and Critical Studies. In his short films and documentaries, Lee often criticises the medium of film and the film industry. Over the last ten years, he has produced over 360 video essays. His award-winning film Transformers: The Premake screened at several festivals and was named one of the best documentaries of 2014 by Sight & Sound. He regularly works together with filmmaker and media artist Chloé Galibert-Laîné and they have presented their collaborative works at IFFR, True/False Film Festival, Open City Documentary Film Festival, Camden International Film Festival and London Essay Film Festival, as well as art venues such as the Ars Electronica Festival and the WRO Media Art Biennale.


(selection, all short) Banana (2002), On Guard (2003), Dastaar: Defending Sikh Identity (2004, doc), Simple Expressions of Absolute Values (2012, doc), Lasting Elements on the Last Horizon (2013, doc), Transformers: The Premake (2014, doc), Right Now Then Wrong (2016), Occupation (2016), Not Another Camelot (2017), #movieofmylife (2017), Harun Farocki: The Counter-Image (2019, doc), Harun Farocki: Presented (2020, doc), Harun Farocki: Lexicon (2020, doc), Bottled Songs 1-4 (2020, co-dir)

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Kevin B. Lee op IFFR