Cynthia Madansky

Cynthia Madansky

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Additional Camera

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The PSA Project

The PSA Project is a series of 15 videos that speak out against the U.S. occupation of Iraq and t... Read more

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Anna Pina Teresa

Anna, Pina, Teresa reinterprets the pivotal scene in Rossellini’s “Roma Città Aperta” where Anna ... Read more

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Tarlabasi

Featuring Turkish dancer Idil Kemer, Cynthia Madansky integrates performances of everyday movemen... Read more

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Bubble

Bubble is a short film performed by Zeena Parkins and the Plastic Girls, Eleanor Hullihan and Eri... Read more

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Alex & José

Alex and José, is a 16mm single channel projection that explores gender, movement and form. Read more

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HARAM

ḤARAM is an essay film portraying the urgent contemporary situation at the Haram Al Sharif/ Noble... Read more

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Elle

Elle is an experimental dance film shot in a semi industrial landscape in Brooklyn reflecting on ... Read more

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Minot, North Dakota

The town Minot is home to a U.S. Air Force base that guards 150 nuclear missiles buried in northe... Read more

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Treyf

TREYF —“unkosher” in Yiddish— is an unorthodox documentary by and about two Jewish lesbians who m... Read more

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Outlaw

A video-verité manifesto made with self-identified gender outlaw, author and activist, Leslie Fei... Read more

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Past Perfect

“Past Perfect” is a spirited meditation on the elusiveness and inaccessibility of (Jewish) histor... Read more

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Sites Unseen

Sites Unseen is a 3 channel 16mm projection of the Jewish cemetary in Warsaw, a photograph of a g... Read more

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Ritual by Rote

A super 8 projection which references the essay “On the Jewish Question” by Karl Marx. Read more

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Devotion

A sparing and minimal travelogue of Istanbul. A foreigner meditates on the unraveling of a relati... Read more

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Still Life

Still Life gazes unflinchingly at the violence of war, observing the eerie architecture of the We... Read more

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Internal Combustion

This experimental video breaks the many silences surrounding lesbians and AIDS. Interweaving the ... Read more

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We At Her

A story about a woman descending into mental illness. Read more

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E42

E42 is a cinematic exploration of the area in Rome knows as the EUR, a modernist landscape that w... Read more

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1+8 Installation

1+8 is a dynamic eight-screen video installation about Turkey and her eight neighbors based on th... Read more

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If Not,

If Not is a meditation on love, inspired by If Not, Winter by Sappho, translated by Anne Carson. ... Read more

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Dear

Dear features the interior world of two teenage Chinese girls in New York City, whose diary entri... Read more

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1+8

1+8 is a film about Turkey’s unique position between West and East and her relationship to her ei... Read more

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VIVA ÁGUA

VIVA ÁGUA is a meditation on the philosophical work entitled ÁGUA VIVA written by Clarice Lispect... Read more