Competition: US & Canada
Terence Nance is an artist whose practice includes installation, performance, music, and moving images. Terence makes music under the name Terence Etc. His first feature film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, is an IFP Narrative lab alumnus and premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and went on to play over 50 film festivals worldwide. The film was acquired for theatrical distribution by Variance film, premiered in theaters on April 12th and is available on DVD and Digital release by Cinema Guild October 1st. The album of the same title will be released this year. The films critical success prompted the New York Times to name Terence as one of their 20 directors to watch. Terence currently resides in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and is currently developing his second narrative feature, The Lobbyists, a verité film on skin bleaching creams called So Young So Pretty So White, and an installation about intimacy called Day.