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Kristen Nutile

Kristen Nutile

Documentary Film and Video

About

Kristen Nutile is from the San Francisco Bay area. She was originally trained as a biologist, and holds a BS degree from UCSD, and an MA from SFSU.

The Corner Store

16mm color film

JUNE, 2000
VIDEO DURATION: 13 MIN.

Fountain City, WI is one of the last authentic river towns along the Great Mississippi River. Today, it is known largely as a "bedroom community", since many of the original businesses have disappeared. Fortunately, Fountain City's Corner Store, which is part soda fountain/laundromat/junque shop, continues to be the social gathering point for this community.


synchro

16mm color film

JUNE, 1999
VIDEO DURATION: 8 MIN.
synchro explores gender boundaries in sports. It tells the story of Bill May, who is the only male competitive synchronized swimmer in the world.

What It's Worth

digital video

Co-directed with Blair Foster
MARCH, 1999
VIDEO DURATION: 8 MIN.

What do owners of a Pez museum and a tank collector have in common? Find out in this lighthearted look at the world of collecting. Jacques collects military vehicles and houses his collection of 150 tanks, trucks, and transports in a museum on his Portola Valley Ranch. Nancy and Gary display their extensive collection of Pez at their museum in Burlingame, CA. This seven minute video, shot on digital video, reflects their passion for collecting.


Offshore

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1998
VIDEO DURATION: 3 MIN.
Offshore is a short and sweet glimpse into the atypical childhood of Jolene Babyak, who, along with 75 other children, grew up on Alcatraz Island while the notorious prison was still in operation.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Film Arts Festival, San Francisco
Women in the Director's Chair, Chicago