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My First Film



My First Film is a retelling of the filmmakers failed attempt at making her first feature film. My First Film explores the relationship between an artist’s body and body of work, and is based on a performance of the same name.

About The Team

Zia Anger (Director) works in moving images. In 2018 she began touring a new solo performance that traces the last ten years of her lost and abandoned work, titled My First Film. Her most recent short My Last Film premiered at the 53rd New York Film Festival. In 2015 her short I Remember Nothing had its world premiere at New Directors/New Films and its international premiere at Festival del film Locarno. She has made music videos for various artists including: Mitski, Beach House, Maggie Rogers, and Jenny Hval; the latter of whom she also toured with — as a performer and stage director. Her work has been written about in various publications including Filmmaker Magazine, The New York Times, Pitchfork, Mubi, and The New Yorker.

My First Film is a Cinereach grantee.