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Anna Moot-Levin

Anna Moot-Levin

Documentary Film and Video

About

Anna Moot-Levin is a documentary filmmaker originally from New York City.  She has directed three short documentaries, A Breath of Life (2007), Still in Motion (2011) and Well-Fed (2011) and co-directed and co-produced the short documentary Tears of Men (2011).  Her work has been screened at numerous festivals including Silverdocs, the Cleveland International Film Festival, the Durango Independent Film Festival, DC Shorts, Toas Shortz, Lakeshorts International, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival.  She was awarded an Enersen Foundation Production Grant for her MFA thesis project, Track by Track, a short documentary following a young sketch artist with autism through his journey to adulthood.  She is also the recipient of the Louise Hart Van Loon (2010-2011) and C. Diane Christensen (2011-2012) fellowships.  Prior to attending Stanford, she was an associate producer of the Academy Award-winning documentary Inside Job (2010).  Anna Moot-Levin received her BA in film and sociology from Vassar College.
 
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:
Enersen Foundation Production Grant, 2012
C. Diane Christensen Fellowship, 2011-2012
Louise Hart Van Loon Fellowship, 2010

Track by Track 

hd video

JUNE, 2012
VIDEO DURATION: 15:25 MIN.

A young sketch artist with autism journeys from the world of his imagination into adulthood.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Best Student Film, Thin Line Film Festival, 2013
Director's Choice Selection,  Black Maria Film + Video Festival tour, 2013
People's Shortee Award, Taos Shortz Film Fest, 2013
Second Place, Emerging Category, Cinema Touching Disability Short Film Competition, 2012
Big Eddy Film Festival, 2013
United Nations Association Film Festival, 2013
Free Range Film Festival, 2013
Indianapolis International Film Festival, 2013
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2013
Sprout Film Festival, 2013
American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes, 2013
Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes, 2013
Independent Film Festival Boston, 2013
Sehsüchte International Film Festival, 2013
Points of View Film Festival, Colby College, 2013
Durango Independent Film Festival, 2013
NewFilmmakers, New York, Anthology Film Archives, 2013
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2013
Slamdance, 2013

Well-Fed 

16mm color film

JUNE, 2011
VIDEO DURATION: 6:29 MIN.

A journey into the world of carnivorous plants where nature has taken an unexpected twist.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Third Place, Best in Show, Element Film Festival, 2012
New Orleans Film Festival, 2013
Free Range Film Festival, 2013
Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival, 2013
Wild and Scenic Film Festival, 2013
DOCUTAH Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival, 2012
Imagine Science Film Festival, 2012
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, 2012
Cucalorus Film Festival, 2012
Rockport Film Festival, 2012
AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs Film Festival, 2012
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2012
Thin Line Film Festival, 2012
Durango Independent Film Festival, 2012
Taos Shortz Film Festival, 2012
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, 2012
"Party on the Edge" Cantor Arts Center Screening, Stanford University, 2011

Tears of Men 

hd video

Co-directed by Sara Mott
MARCH, 2011
VIDEO DURATION: 7:44 MIN.

Tears of Men explores the stigma of men crying through the stories of a few men who hope to reconnect with their tears.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Legacy Film Festival on Aging, 2012
River Bend Film Festival, 2012
Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival, 2012
Sierra Canyon Film Festival, 2012

Still in Motion 

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 2010
VIDEO DURATION: 3:37 MIN.

Using innovative approaches to improve his agility, Telemachus Clay fights to stay active and independent as he loses control over his body to Parkinson's disease.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Cleveland International Film Festival, 2012
Thin Line Film Festival, 2012
Vassar FilmFest, Washington DC, 2011
Short Short Story Film Festival, 2011
Student Works Festival, Stanford University, 2011
DC Shorts Film Festival, 2011

 

Events

June 16, 2012

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium
June 10, 2011

Free and open the public

March 16, 2011

Free and open to the public

December 7, 2010

Free and open to the public