October Country

October Country

Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher, USA, 200935mm, Colour, 80'

October Country is a beautifully rendered portrait of an American family struggling for stability while haunted by the ghosts of war, teen pregnancy, foster care and child abuse. A collaboration between filmmaker Michael Palmieri and photographer and family member Donal Mosher, this vibrant and penetrating documentary examines the forces that unsettle the working poor and the violence that lurks beneath the surface of American life.

Screening:
02 August, Kino Lumbardhi, 14:00

05 August, Kino Bahçe, 22:15

Category:
View From The World

Director: Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher
Producer: Michael Palmieri
Cinematographer: Michael Palmieri
Editor: Michael Palmieri
Sound: David C. Hughes

Director's Biography

Michael began directing film and television in 2001. He has collaborated with Garry Trudeau of Doonesbury, created visual branding for the Sundance Channel, and has directed over twenty music videos for such artists as Beck, The Strokes, The New Pornographers, The Foo Fighters, and The Bravery. An adjunct professor of film and video at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, he now resides in Portland, Oregon.
Donal Mosher is a photographer, writer, and musician. His photo documentary work inspired the film "October Country". Portions of the project have been shown in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco's SF Camerawork, as well as online at the Marjorie Wood Gallery. His fiction and non-fiction writings have appeared in SF Camerawork, Instant City, Satellite, Frozen Tears, and Life As We Show It – Writing On Film. Donal is also a principle subject of Robert Arnold's documentary film "Key of G," which focuses on life and work with a severely disabled young man.

Festivals and Awards:

Sterling US Grand Jury Prize – Silverdocs 2009, USA. Best First feature – DocLisboa, Portugal. DOK Leipzig, Germany. True/False Documentary Film Festival, USA. One World Human Rights Festival 2010, Czech Republic.

Contact

Wishbone Films
1003 SE 33rd AVE, Portland
97214 U.S.A.
mike@michaelpalmieri.com
octobercountryfilm.com


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