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The Waiting Time

17 minutes | 2005 I 16mm

The Waiting Time is a thinking woman’s sex education film that explores desire, conception and the long waiting time of gestation.  The film is an experimental diary of my first (desired) pregnancy, that unfolds seasonally/chronologically in nine chapters.





Ann Arbor Film Festival +Touring Program
San Diego Women's Film Festival, WINNER: Audience Award
Humboldt International Short Film Festival, Honorable Mention in Experimental Film

Victoria Independent Film Festival, British Columbia

Videoex Experimental Film Festival, Zurich, Switzerland

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

Vital Voices, Women’s Visions, Brandeis University
Chicago Underground Film Festival

X-Fest @ Sarah Lawrence College

Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant MI

Cornell Cinema, Ithaca, NY

Union Theater, Milwaukee

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Magnolia Independent Film Festival, Starkville, MS

Delta Film Works, Monroe, LA

CSPS Legion Arts Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

Reed College, Portland, OR

College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

The Guild Cinema, Albuquerque

University of California at Davis

Cincinnati Film Society

Foothill College, San Francisco

Capri Theater, Montgomery, AL

Aurora Picture Show, Houston

Cinequest Film Festival, San Jose

Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison

Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Supported in part by an artist residency at Yaddo.





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