Education
M.F.A. in Film + Video at CalArts, 2017
B.A. in Cinema Studies and Studio Art from Oberlin College with High Honors, 2009


Awards and Honors
Princess Grace Award for aw rah nyoosh (2016)
Allan Sekula Social Documentary Award for Tarshish(2016)
CalArts Commission for Sustainability Grant for Tarshish (2016)
Flaherty Film Seminar Scholarship (2014)
Richard Seaver Scholarship Award from CalArts (2012)
US Embassy Sponsored Artist (attendance and presentation at Shoah Virtual Memorial: Riga 2012, Riga, Latvia)


Selected Screening
Fungiculture Journal / The Squeeky Wheel, Buffalo, NY / Miami New Media Festival, Miami, FL / Positivus Festival, Salacgriva, Latvia / Simultan Festival, Timisoara, Romania / Index Art Center, Newark, NJ / 15th World Litvak Congress, Vilnius, Lithuania / Kedainiai Regional Museum, Kedainiai Lithuania / Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland / META House, Phnom Penh, Cambodia / NOASS, Riga, Latvia / Oberlin Film Festival, Oberlin, OH / Copycat Cinema, Oberlin, OH


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