Jem Cohen

Jem Cohen

Filmmaker/photographer Jem Cohen's feature films include Museum Hours (Locarno), Counting, Chain, Benjamin Smoke (all Berlinale premieres), Instrument (Rotterdam), and World Without End (No Reported Incidents) (Sundance). Shorts include Lost Book Found, Little Flags, and Anne Truitt – Working. His films are in the collections of NYC's Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum and have been broadcast by PBS, Arte, and the Sundance Channel. He's had retrospectives at London's NFT, and the Oberhausen, Gijon, and Punto de Vista film fests. His multi-media show with live music, We Have an Anchor, was a main stage production in Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave, and at London’s Barbican. Retrospectives include Harvard Film Archive and London's Whitechapel Gallery. He also makes photographs and installations and has worked with musicians including Patti Smith, Fugazi, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and Terry Riley.

Image: portrait by Michael Akermann / film still from

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