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Anne Alvergue

Anne Alvergue

Documentary Film and Video

About

After graduating from UC Berkeley in political economies, Anne abandoned her interests in working in public policy and focused on more hedonistic adventures such as traveling and photography. Before coming to Stanford, Anne worked as an editor, producing documentaries and industrials.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:

Shelly Fay Videography Scholarship, awarded by Northern California Chapter of National Television Academy, 1999

nightlight

video

JUNE, 2000
VIDEO DURATION: 14:12 MIN.
As night falls, the congested day transforms into a seemingly empty vastness owned by those who work on the other side of the clock. nightlight is a meditative journey through this altered landscape and a visual sketchbook of a city when it goes to sleep. It is an exploration of the forgotten and the invisible who function at night to serve the day.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Honorable Mention, Black Maria Film Festival, 2001
Best Student Film, Humboldt International Film Festival, 2001
NextFrame International Film & Video Festival, International Tour, 2001
Cinematography Finalist, Making Waves Film Festival, 2001
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, 2001

ladylike

16mm color film

JUNE, 1999
VIDEO DURATION: 7 MIN.

ladylike dips into the lifestyles of a unique group of heterosexual cross-dressers, exploring their concerns, desires, and perceptions of themselves and their community.


The Company Lawn

digital video

Co-directed with Roger Sorkin
MARCH, 1999
VIDEO DURATION: 8 MIN.
The Company Lawn offers a peek behind the curtain of Silicon Valley and the semiconductor industry. Through the tales of one former IBM employee, one doctor, and an environmental activist, the myth of "the clean industry" is retold.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Media That Matters Online Film Festival
Presented at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival at Lincoln Center, New York, 2001

Classic

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1998
VIDEO DURATION: 3 MIN.

Classic is a poignant and light-hearted account of a 76-year-old mechanic who transcends his trade, reviving the beauty of a vintage artform. His cars are a metaphor for his life, growing more beautiful, enduring and rare with age.