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Evan Briggs

Evan Briggs

Documentary Film and Video

About

Evan is an independent documentary filmmaker whose short films have premiered in film festivals all over the country. Her other credits include field producer on Tough Love, which aired on the PBS series P.O.V. in July 2015. Evan has taught filmmaking through the Digital Media Academy in San Francisco, as well as at the Seattle Film Institute and currently teaches at Seattle University. She also works as a freelance director, providing video content to businesses and organizations both locally and nationally. She is currently in post-production with her first feature length film, Present Perfect. Evan received an M.F.A. in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University in 2008. She currently lives in Seattle with her husband and three young sons.


Dear Angela 

hd video

JUNE, 2008
VIDEO DURATION: 12:36 MIN.

Angela is a 40 year old mother of two living in Pasadena, California. Jacki is a 40 year old mother of seven serving a 40 year prison sentence in Gatesville, Texas. Through a unique prison pen pal program these two women forge an unlikely friendship, finding common ground in their tragic pasts.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Portland Women's Film Festival (POWFest), 2009
Cleveland International Film Festival, 2009
San Francisco Independent Film Festival (SF Indiefest), 2009
Baltimore Women's Film Festival, 2009
Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival, 2009

Daughterhood 

16mm color film

JUNE, 2007
VIDEO DURATION: 7:19 MIN.

In anticipation of the arrival of twins, a young mother revisits the circumstances of her first pregnancy, explores her relationship with her 4-year-old daughter, and considers her own role as daughter in the face of motherhood.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Portland Women's Film Festival, 2008
South Florida International Women's Film Festival, 2008

In Shining Armor 

digital video

Co-directed by Tim O'Hara
MARCH, 2007
VIDEO DURATION: 8:30 MIN.

An inside look at the Medieval world as recreated by the Society for Creative Anachronism, from the perspective of one of its oldest members.


Testament 

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 2006
VIDEO DURATION: 4:0 MIN.

In this portrait of a spiritual journey, Will Rogers discusses his experience growing up as an Evangelical Christian, the contradictions he encountered, grappling with his own doubts, and finally, where all this questioning has led him.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival, 2007

 

Events

June 14, 2008

Free and open to the public

June 12, 2007

free and open to the public

March 20, 2007

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium
December 12, 2006

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium