Amy Jenkins
Amy jenkins

Amy Jenkins, a multi-disciplinary artist from New York and New Hampshire, was awarded the 2019 “Ewing Award for Interdisciplinary Art”, and the 2018 NHFF “Filmmaker of the Year”. Her works, which focus on themes such as familial relationships, desire, and gender identity, have been shown at museums including MoMA, NY; National Gallery of Art, DC; Haifa Museum, Israel; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; and Palm Beach ICA, FL. Jenkins’ first documentary feature, INSTRUCTIONS ON PARTING, premiered at MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018 and won Best Feature Documentary at Athens International Film and Video Festival, OH. Her short film WISHES premiered at the Camden International Film Festival in 2019, and screened at festivals including Salem, Ashland Independent, Frameline, OutfestLA, Sidewalk, NewFest, New Orleans, among others. Jenkins’ doc-in-progress, the feature ADAM’S APPLE, is a collaborative project with her teenage transgender son. Supported by LEF Foundation, Points North Institute, Perspective Fund, Center for Independent Documentary, and IFP, the documentary is in production, with a projected premiere of 2023.