Moving Image, 2005
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.
Awards and Accomplishments
2008: Uman receives Tribeca Film Institute Media Arts Fellowship
2008: Uman receives Fulbright Scholarship for _The Ukrainian Time Machine_
The Ukrainian Time Machine
Filmmaker Naomi Uman creates a personal, anecdotal documentary on 16mm film, based on her trip to the Ukraine to live with a family of dairy farmers….
Dec 12 – Dec 12, 2011
Naomi Uman presents "The Ukranian Time Machine" at the REDCAT in Los Angeles
January 15, 2009
Creative Capital at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival