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Short
The Letter
2018, 13 min.
Using the discarded, deteriorating remnants from seven silent film titles, filmmaker Bill Morrison braids a story of intertwining love triangles that pivots between the accounts of two women.
Screening with: Atomic Cafe,
Screenings
Director
Bill Morrison

Director Bio
Bill Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a director and editor, known for Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016), The Great Flood (2013), The Miners' Hymns (2011), Spark of Being (2010), Light Is Calling (2004) and Decasia (2002). Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016) won a Critics' Choice Award for most innovative documentary, and was named the best documentary of 2017 by the Boston Society of Film Critics. The Great Flood (2013) won the Smithsonian Ingenuity Award of 2014 for historical scholarship. In 2013, Decasia (2002) was the first film of the 21st century to be selected to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry. Bill Morrison's films often combine rare archival material set to contemporary music. He has collaborated with the some of the most celebrated composers of our time, including John Adams, Gavin Bryars, Philip Glass, Michael Gordon, Bill Frisell, Vijay Iyer, Jóhann Jóhannsson, David Lang, Steve Reich and Julia Wolfe, among many others. His work of over 30 titles was honored with a mid-career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (NY) in 2014-2015