Ricky D’AMBROSE (1987, USA) is a writer and director based in New York City. His first feature, Notes on an Appearance, premiered at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival in 2018. His short films have been included in the official selections at the New York Film Festival, the Vienna International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, and the Jeonju International Film Festival, among others. In 2017, D'Ambrose was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film, as well as one of the decade’s Best New Filmmakers by Richard Brody of the New Yorker magazine. He has written about film and the arts for The Nation, Film Quarterly, n+1, and Filmmaker magazine. The Cathedral (2021), world premiere at Venice International Film Festival, is his second feature.
Pilgrims (2013, short), Six Cents in the Pocket (2015, short), Spiral Jetty (2017, short), Notes on an Appearance (2018), The Sky is Clear and Blue Today (2019, short), Object Lessons, or: What Happened Whitsunday (2020, short), The Cathedral (2021)