Abraham RAVETT

(1948- )
Nationalité américaine

Abraham Ravett was born in Poland in 1947, raised in Israel and emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1955. He holds a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Filmmaking and Photography and has been an independent filmmaker for the past forty years. Mr. Ravett received grants for his work from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Artists Foundation Inc, Boston, MA., The Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, The Japan Foundation, The Hoso Bunka Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. His films have been screened internationally including the Museam of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives,, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA., S.F. Cinematheque, L.A. Forum, Innis Film Society, Toronto, Canada, Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan and Scratch Projection, Paris France, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland and Ponrepo, Prague, Czech Republic, among others.;. His work has won “Top Prize” at the Viennale 2000, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Onion City Film/Video Festival. In 1999, he collaborated with dancer/choreographer, Bill T. Jones, on his solo performance, "The Breathing Show." A retrospective of Ravett's films was shown at the 2014 Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Mr. Ravett teaches filmmaking and photography at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. , USA.

His work has won “Top Prize” at the Viennale 2000 , Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Onion City Film/Video Festival. In 1999, he collaborated with dancer/choreographer, Bill T.

12 FILMS EN DISTRIBUTION

  NOTES FOR A POLISH JEW
2012 / 16mm / couleur / silencieux / simple écran / 8' 05 / 29 €
distribution : Betacam SP ou Fichier sur serveur ou Mini DV
IJIME PART II
2007 / Hi 8 / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
TZIPORAH
2007 / 16mm / couleur / silencieux / simple écran / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution : 16mm
NORTH SIDE / SOUTH SIDE
2006 / Double 8mm / n&b / silencieux / simple écran / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
LUNCH WITH FELA
2005 / Mini DV / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 59' 00 / 149 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
SUNDAY PAPER
2003 / Mini DV / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 11' 00 / 34 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
AFTERTHOUGHS ON A LEGEND
2002 / 16mm / coul-n&b / silencieux / simple écran / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution : 16mm
AND THEN...
2002 / 16mm / coul-n&b / silencieux / simple écran / 6' 00 / 22 €
distribution : 16mm
  MIZUKO (WATER CHILD)
2002 / Mini DV / coul-n&b / sonore / simple écran / 9' 00 / 28 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
  GARDEN
1999-2002 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution : Fichier sur serveur
  THE MARCH
1999 / 16mm / coul-n&b / sonore / simple écran / 25' 30 / 78 €
distribution : 16mm ou Fichier sur serveur
  IN MEMORY
1993 / 16mm / n&b / sonore / simple écran / 13' 00 / 47 €
distribution : 16mm ou Fichier sur serveur