made by Naomi Uman and Lee Lynch. (aka "Tin Woodman's Home Movie #2", 2008, 5 minutes, 16mm)
be revisionist anthropological.
Naomi Uman's experimental documentary films have been exhibited widely at the Sundance and Rotterdam International Film Festivals, The New York Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film festival among others; she has also screened her work at The Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney, The Smithsonian, and Mexico City's Museo de Arte Moderno. She has received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Guggenheim Foundation, The Mexico/U.S.A. Fund for Culture, and the Bank of Austria. She teaches at the Fine Art Museum in Mexico City, leading workshops in handmade filmmaking. She received an MFA in Filmmaking from CalArts in 1998. Her films include Leche (1998), Removed (1998), Mala Leche (2003) and the new Ukrainian Time Machine (2008), made from her recent travels there, and where she is currently screening the film to its subjects.
Lee Lynch grew up in a small town in Redding California, where he began making movies at the age of 13. He was born with a rare heart defect, which inspired both the title and the subject of his first feature film “Transposition of the Great Vessels.” He recently graduated from the California Institute for the Arts’ film/video program with a BFA degree. His past work, “The Bee Hive,” has screened at Rotterdam International Film Fest and the New York Underground Film Festival. Lee Lynch and Lee Anne Schmitt are currently shooting a documentary about America’s last free-roaming bison herd.
Commissioned at the Brite Spot, Los Angeles. Cinemad visa#33.