MM SERRA

Nationality: american

MM Serra is an experimental filmmaker, curator, author, and the Executive Director of Film-Makers' Cooperative, the world's oldest and largest archive of independent media. On June 6th, 2013, MM Serra was a recipient of the Kathy Acker Award for Lifetime Achievement of Excellence in Avant-Garde Art.

Serra's film Enduring Ornament (2015), with Josh Lewis, premiered at the Berlinale Short Film Cloud 2015 and other festivals. Her recent lecture was at Indiana University's Jorgenson Guest Filmmaker Lecture on February 27th was titled "Art(Core): The Avant Garde and the Cinematic Body."

Serra’s film Breathe Deep (2012) was awarded the Directors’ Choice prize at the Black Maria Film Festival. In June 2012, Serra had a retrospective of her film work at Anthology Film Archives. Serra was invited to the International School of Cinema and Television (EICTV) of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba to present and discuss her film Bitch Beauty in a Cinema as Death program. Bitch Beauty premiered at the New York Film Festival on October 3rd, 2011 in the “Views of the Avant-Garde” screening series.

Her film Chop Off premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Museum of Modern Art’s Documentary Fortnight Series in 2009. In Fall 2010, Serra curated Counter Culture, Counter Cinema: An Avant Garde Film Festival, a seven program, three day event at the Pacific Design Center with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. In 2007 - 2008, Serra

14 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

ENDURING ORNAMENT
2014-2016 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 14' 12 / 46 €
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MM PRESENTS
2013 / Video / color / sound / single screen / 40' 00 / 60 €
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ART PARADE
2011 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 5' 00 / 37 €
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BITCH-BEAUTY
2011 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 46 €
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BREATHE DEEP
2011 / Video / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 5' 00 / 37 €
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CHOP OFF
2008 / 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 6' 00 / 37 €
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DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE
2002 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 3' 00 / 21 €
distribution: 16mm
DARLING INTERNATIONAL
1999 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 22' 00 / 61 €
distribution: 16mm
SOI MEME
1995 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 6' 00 / 26 €
distribution: 16mm
L'AMOUR FOU
1992 / color / sound / single screen / 20' 00 / 61 €
distribution: 16mm
MARY MAGDALINE
1991 / color / sound / single screen / 30' 00 / 91 €
distribution: 16mm
FIVE FILMS
1984-1988 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 35 €
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TURNER
1987 / color / sound / single screen / 3' 00 / 19 €
distribution: 16mm
PP II
1986 / color / sound / single screen / 2' 00 / 18 €
distribution: 16mm