Naomi Uman

Naomi Uman earned her undergrad degree at Columbia University. Earned her MFA at Cal Arts. Before turning to filmmaking she was a private chef for Malcolm Forbes, Calvin Klein and Gloria Vanderbilt. She won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. While living and making films in the Ukraine in 2008, she also toured the country in a van with a projector to set up impromptu local screenings in bars, basements and other out-of-the-way places.

Her work has been screened at Sundance, Rotterdam International Film Festival, New York International Film Festival, and many others, as well as The Guggenheim and The Smithsonian.

1999 – 7 minutes – Color – Sound

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