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Kelcey Edwards

Kelcey Edwards

Documentary Film and Video


After returning from five months studying abroad in Senegal, West Africa, Kelcey Edwards received her B.A. in American Studies from UT Austin in 2001. Shortly after graduating, she studied 16mm film production at Austin Filmworks. In 2003 she co-founded Iron Gate Studios art space and spent the next few years working as an independent filmmaker and curator. She is an award winning filmmaker whose films have screened at numerous film festivals, including SXSW, Silverdocs and True/False Film Festivals. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Imitating Life 

hd video
JUNE, 2008

A playful, essayistic look at camouflage in its many guises. This film burrows a wormhole through the seemingly unconnected realms of fashion, nature, military, and art.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

CILECT, 2008
Red Hook International Film Festival, 2008

Portrait of the Poet as a Young Dog 

16mm color film
JUNE, 2007

San Francisco poet August Kleinzahler presents a unique view of his life in the a dog.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Special Jury Award (2nd place), Black Maria Film Festival, 2008
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2008

Gentle Creatures 

digital video
Co-directed by May Lin Au Yong
MARCH, 2007

With implacable resolve and well-worn boots, two plain-speaking California cowgirls steward both land and beast through the uncertain seasons. Their trusty mares accompany them in the craggy valleys and in the brokenness of their own lives, bringing redemption and restoration.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Silverdocs AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival, 2008
Director's Choice (3rd place), Black Maria Film Festival, 2008

The Ghost in the Material 

16mm black and white film

An outsider's look at the black and white world of pen and ink artist William Noguera.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

San Francisco Film Festival, 2007
True/False Film Festival, 2007
Mendocino Film Festival, 2007
Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, 2007



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