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Nadine Patterson

Réalisateur/trice, Producteur/trice
Twitter : @hipcinema


Her training in theatre, immersion in documentary film, and intense study of world cinema enable her to create works grounded in historical contexts, with a unique visual palette. Over the past 20 years she has taught video production at West Chester University, Temple University, Arcadia University, Drexel University, University of Western Sydney (Australia) and Scribe Video Center. She was the only filmmaker selected for The Biennial 2000 at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Some of her films include : « I Used to Teach English », Winner Gold Apple Award 1994 National Educational Film/Video Festival, Oakland, CA; « Anna Russell Jones: Praisesong for a Pioneering Spirit », Best Documentary 1993 African American Women in the Arts Film/Video Competition, Chicago, IL; « Moving with the Dreaming », Prized Pieces award from the National Black Programming Consortium in 1997; « Todo El Mundo Dance! » selected for the 2001-2002 Council on Foundations Film and Video Festival. Other notable works include: « Shizue », screened at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1991; and « Release » shown at the Constellation Change Dance Film Festival of London in 2006. She recently completed her second masters at the London Film School in 2005. She received funding for her film work from The Philadelphia Foundation, The National Black Programming Consortium, The Bartol Foundation, and The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She received a 2010 fellowship in the arts from the Independence Foundation. In 2011 along with Ain Gordon and the Painted Bride Art Center she received a grant from the Pew Philadelphia Theater Initiative for the creation of a new work about forgotten historical places in Philadelphia. For the third year Ms. Patterson curates the Trenton International Film Festival in November 2012. In 2011: she published her first book Always Emerging. In 2011/2012 she was the first African American woman to write and direct a feature film of Shakespeare called Tango Macbeth. Tango Macbeth was featured in three film festivals in 2012 and will be on tour to New York, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Paris with the African Diaspora International Film Festival in 2013. You can follow Nadine Patterson on Twitter @hipcinema
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