"The Female Gaze: A View from the Edit Room"
Presented by: The Karen Schmeer Editing Fellowship
This panel is free and not ticketed. First come first served.
A good documentary editor often determines a film’s rhythm, its pacing, even its overall structure. This panel will celebrate those who toil, quietly and mainly unseen, in the dark. Kristen Salerno, editor of Dawnland, a film about the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans, and Heather Cassano, director/editor of the personal documentary The Limits of My World, will discuss some of the unique challenges they faced in the editing room and demonstrate how they tried to solve them. The panel moderator will be Sabrina Zanella-Foresi, a long-time local editor/producer (Henry Ford directed by Sarah Colt for American Experience, and Photographic Memory by Ross McElwee). The presentation will include film clips.
Special thanks to producer/director Amy Geller (For the Love of Movies, The Guys Next Door) for helping to organize this event.
See the panel... then see the films later the same day!
The Limits of My World, screens on Saturday, April 28 at 3:45 pm in Somerville Theater 2. Tickets here.
Dawnland screens on Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 pm in Somerville Theatre 1. Tickets here.