Naomi Uman

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_