The Giverny Document (Single Channel)

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    The Giverny Document (Single Channel)

    Directed by

    USA, France

    2019

    40 min

    • English

    Documentary, Essay, Experimental

    Filmed on location in Harlem and in Monet’s historic gardens in Giverny, this multi-textured cinematic poem meditates on the bodily integrity and creative virtuosity of black women.

    Awards

    • Moving Ahead Award - Locarno Festival

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cinematography
    Mia Cioffi Henry
    Editing
    Ja'Tovia M. Gary
    Music
    Nelson Bandela
    Dyani Douze
    Production
    SPELL NUMBER SEVEN
    Ja'Tovia M. Gary

    Ja'Tovia M. Gary

    USA

    Ja’Tovia M. Gary is an artist and filmmaker. Her award-winning films, AN ECSTATIC EXPERIENCE (2015) and GIVERNY I (Négresse Impériale)(2017) have been exhibited worldwide including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Whitney Museum, Anthology Film Archive, Sheffield Doc/Fest, the Schomburg Ctr, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Harvard Film Archives, New Orleans, Ann Arbor Film Festival and many more. She has received generous support from Sundance, Creative Capital, Field of Vision and others. Her latest work THE GIVERNY DOCUMENT (SINGLE CHANNEL) (2019) was selected in the Moving Ahead section at Locarno FF.