Competition: US & Canada
Beth B is an award-winning director of independent feature-length documentary and narrative films as well as Network Television documentaries. She is an acclaimed multimedia installation artist with works shown at, and acquired by, MoMA and the Whitney Museum. She has been the subject of several books and documentaries, including The Cinema of Transgression; Art, Performance, Media; Super 8: An Illustrated History; No Wave: Underground 80; and Downtown Film and TV Culture. Her films have been shown at museums and cinemas worldwide as well as film festivals including The New York Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, SXSW, DOC NYC Film Festival, and International Film Festival Rotterdam. Awards include: The National Endowment for the Arts, Lannan Foundation, Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, MADE IN NYC Women’s Fund, Anonymous Was A Woman, Public Art Fund, Bohen Foundation, and others. Beth B’s work has shown at galleries including Deitch Projects and PPOW with video installations, photography, and sculpture. Museum exhibitions include presentations at the Museum of Modern Art “Cineprobe/Video Viewpoints”, “Doc Fortnight” and “Modern Mondays”; the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, N.C.; the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabruck; and the Hayward Center in London.