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Chris Filippone

Chris Filippone

Documentary Film and Video
BA in Film & Media Arts and Political Science, Temple University, 2010

About

Chris Filippone is an independent filmmaker from Philadelphia, PA and holds a BA in Film & Media Arts and Political Science from Temple University. His thesis Driving the American Dream,about the health risks of driving a taxi, earned him a MiND TV Philadelphia Stories 7grant and screened at the Scribe Video Center, on public access channel WYBE, and the Pennsylvania State Capitol.

Since then, Chris has directed projects such as From the Shopfloor to the Streets,profiling female leaders in the labor movement; Guerrilla Girls: Not Ready to Make Nice,following the Guerrilla Girls’ campaign to combat the 1% in the art world; and Point Breeze,exploring the process of gentrification in a south Philadelphia neighborhood. His work has been featured in The Guardian,The Walker Art Center, Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, and Coursera, and he has received support from the Delaware Valley Filmmaking Foundation.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:

Telluride Student Symposium, 2017

 

Events

June 15, 2017

Free and open to the public

Cubberley Auditorium
March 21, 2017
Cubberley Auditorium
December 13, 2016

Free and open to the public

Cubberley Auditorium

Exhibitions

February 20, 2018 to March 2, 2018
McMurtry Building; Gunn Foyer and Miller Discussion Space
January 17, 2017 to January 24, 2017
McMurtry Building