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Our Summer Made Her Light Escape

4.5 minutes | 2012 I 16mm

Our Summer Made Her Light Escape explores the beauty and the quotidian cruelties of the natural world right outside one’s door.  A wordless portrait of interiority, maternal ambivalence and the passage of time.




World Premiere, Museum of the Moving Image, NY
Director's Citation, Black Maria Film Festival
IMAGES Festival, Toronto

Ann Arbor Film Festival
DocsDF Festival Int’l de Cine Documental de la Ciudad de Mexico
Best in Show Award, New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Portugal Underground Film Festival tour, Spectacle Theatre, Brooklyn

Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Written in Light: Meditations on the Moving Image, Group Exhibition

St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival, Brooklyn
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Chicago Underground Film Festival
$100 Film Festival, Calgary, Alberta
Portland Women’s Film Festival

WNDX Winnipeg Festival of Moving Image

InLight Richmond , 1708 Gallery (installation)

MIA @ The Armory, Pasadena

TIE at the Paramount Center, Boston
​Salt Lake City Film Festival

The Picture Show, Brooklyn

The Shed Space @ Barbés, Brooklyn
Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

As a part of the Mothering Every Day 
Touring Program:
Artist's Television Access, 
San Francisco

Northwest Film Forum, Seattle

Boathouse Microcinema, Portland, OR
Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles
Union Docs, Brooklyn

Published in Tin House Reels, September 2013







Screen Slate

NOW Magazine
, Toronto, CA

Top Ten mention in the Senses of

Cinema 2013 World Poll





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