Lori Felker Spotlight Series Q&A Event

Opens April 28

Part of: Cinema Femme Short Film Fest 2024

Presented by Cinema Femme Short Film Festival

Matt Fagerholm, film critic and contributor to RogerEbert.com, Cinema Femme magazine, and Indie Outlook, speaks with filmmaker Lori Felker about her work in short films with "Spontaneous," her 2020 short, and some of her past work that is featured on the Criterion Channel.


About Lori Felker / Director, Writer, Camera, Editor, Producer:

Lori Felker is a filmmaker, teacher, programmer, and performer. Her films study the ineloquent, frustrating, and chaotic qualities of human interaction and have explored empathy, discontinuity, grief,and multiple dimensions. She eschews any particular style or genre in favor of letting content and concerns guide form. Her award- winning short films, such as Spontaneous (2020), Discontinuity (2016) and Imperceptihole (2011) and feature-length documentary FUTURE LANGUAGE: The Dimensions of VON LMO (2018), have screened internationally at festivals including The Rotterdam International Film Festival, Slamdance, Ann Arbor Film Festival, BAMcinemaFest, EXiS in Korea, Festival du nouveau cinema in Montreal and Kinodot in Russia. She loves every facet of filmmaking and has worked as a cinematographer, editor, and/or actor for various artists and directors and has programmed for the likes of the Chicago Underground Film Festival, Slamdance, and Roots & Culture Gallery in Chicago. She is a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Grant, a Wexner Center Residency, a Brico Forward Fund and a Fulbright (Berlin, 2000). She is an Assistant Professor at DePaul University in Chicago.

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