Emily Eddy is a film, video, and digital media artist and curator based in Chicago. Combining many forms of moving image, her work utilizes strategies of video diaries, archival practices, and experimental documentaries. She directs the Nightingale Cinema where she has curated film, video, and media works since 2013. Emily was the programmer of the Onion City Experimental Film + Video Festival, a project of Chicago Filmmakers, from 2018-2020. Emily has curated screenings and exhibited work at many venues in Chicago as well as in Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Reykjavík, Iceland; and her hometown, Portland, OR.
Vimeo: Emily Eddy and Natalie Chami, Amour Pour Une Femme, 2019, video
Amour Pour Une Femme is an experimental essay film. Assembled out of lush archival footage, the film stages a horror-tinged but deeply nostalgic visual landscape fusing images of femininity, nature, and childhood. Commissioned in 2019 by the Chicago Film Archives as part of their Media Mixer project.
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