Elisabeth Subrin
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Elisabeth Subrin is a critically acclaimed filmmaker and visual artist. In 2016, her first feature narrative, A Woman, A Part, (Maggie Siff, Cara Seymour and John Ortiz) had its world premiere at Rotterdam in the Tiger Awards Competition and US premiere at BAMcinemaFest. Her award-winning short films, video art and installations have screened and exhibited widely internationally, including solo shows at The Museum of Modern Art, The Vienna International Film Festival, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Harvard Film Archives, The San Francisco Cinematheque, The Jewish Museum, NY and Film Society of Lincoln Center. Other screenings and exhibitions include The Whitney Biennial, The Guggenheim Museum, The Walker Art Center, The New York Film Festival (1998, 2000, 2006), The European Media Arts Festival, VOLTA/NY and the Rotterdam International Film Festival (1998, 2001, 2016). In 2012, her film Shulie was included in the British Film Institute’s Sigh & Sound once-a- decade international critics’ poll for “The Greatest Films of All Times.” Subrin attended The Sundance Institute’s Feature Filmmaker and Screenwriter Labs with her first screenplay, Up. She’s received fellowships from The Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Creative Capital, Annenberg and Westernberger Foundations. Her work has been written about extensively in The New York Times, Artforum, The Village Voice, Frieze, BOMB and The New Yorker.She’s an Associate Professor at Temple University and lives in Brooklyn.


  • A Woman, A Part (Trailer)