Jessica Bardsley

Jessica Bardsley’s work has screened across the U.S. and internationally at Visions du Reel, Kassel Dokfest, CPH:DOX, Antimatter Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Images Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films and more. She was awarded a 2010 Princess Grace Award in Film, a 2011 Flaherty Fellowship, Director’s Choice at the 2012 Black Maria Film and Video Festival, and Grand Prix at the 25FPS Experimental Film and Video Festival. She received an MFA in Film, Video, New Media and Animation and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Lie Back and Enjoy It: A Film About JoAnn Elam

(Jessica Bardsley, 2012)

A portrait of the life and work of experimental filmmaker JoAnn Elam. Commissioned by the Chicago Film Archives with music by Tim Kinsella....