Mariah Garnett
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Mariah Garnett mixes documentary, narrative and experimental filmmaking practices to make work that accesses existing people and communities beyond her immediate experience. Using source material that ranges from found text to iconic gay porn stars, Garnett often inserts herself into the films, creating cinematic allegories that codify and locate identity. Garnett holds an MFA from Calarts in Film/Video and a BA from Brown University in American Civilization. She was named a Guggenheim fellow in Film & Video in 2019. Her first feature, Trouble, was called “one of the best documentaries of the year” by Sight + Sound magazine in 2019. It premiered at the London Film Festival and went on to screen at CPH:DOX, NYFF and HotDocs. Her work has been featured in Bomb Magazine, Artforum, and The New York Times. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

  • Trouble Trailer