Jennifer Reeves

New York, NY

Jennifer Reeves is a New York-based filmmaker working primarily on 16mm. She has done her own writing, cinematography, editing, painting, optical-printing and sound on most of her twenty-plus works. Her subjective and personal films explore themes of memory, mental health, sexuality, landscape and politics. Reeves’ work has shown extensively, from the Berlin, New York, London, Sundance, and Hong Kong Film Festivals to microcinemas and museums. Retrospectives of Reeves’ work have been presented by Era New Horizons Film Festival, Kino Arsenal, Anthology Film Archives, and San Francisco Cinematheque. Her acclaimed work includes The Time We Killed and When it was Blue.

Landfill 16

(Jennifer Reeves, 2011)

Exhumed 16mm film from my own landfill in Indiana, constitute the canvas of LANDFILL 16. After finishing my double-projection WHEN IT WAS BLUE I was horrified by the bulk of...