Nadie nos mira / Nobody’s Watching: Film Screening & Discussion with Writer / Director Julia Solomonoff

Wednesday, May 8, 6:45 pm

Nadie nos mira / Nobody’s Watching is a film about the struggle of self-imposed exile; how the pleasures of anonymity and freedom contrast with the pain of loneliness and loss that shapes immigrant experience. Nico, mid 30s, is a young Argentine actor fighting to build a career in the US, without assistance, or connections, never too far from heart-breaking failure, but often blinded by the mirage of immediate success.

Followed by a discussion with writer and director Julia Solomonoff. Free and open to the public

An Argentine writer/director living in New York, Julia Solomonoff’s feature films include Hermanas, The Last Summer of la Boyita, and Nobody’s Watching (Best Actor Award at Tribeca Film Festival 2017). For TV, she directed the documentary series Paraná, biography of a river, the mockumentary Chin Chon Fan, and The Suitor (NEA grant, aired on PBS). Her short films received awards from DGA, FIPRESCI and a regional Academy Award Nomination. Her films are part of MoMA’s permanent collection and were featured in a Lincoln Center retrospective. A Fulbright grantee, Solomonoff holds an MFA from Columbia University, where she taught Film Directing for six years. She now teaches at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

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