Brendan Smyth

Brendan and Jeremy Smyth are 16mm experimental documentary filmmakers who explore the globe in search of cultural oddities. Their interest in visual anthropology has sent them from Mexico to Indonesia showcasing the economic plight of workers through unique methods of storytelling. The twins' work has won multiple awards and screened at notable festivals/venues including $100 Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Antimatter, Athens Int'l, Atlanta, Chicago Underground, Columbus Int'l, Edinburgh Int’l, FLEX, Virginia and Indie Grits. The two are the directors/programmers of the annual Haverhill Experimental Film Festival in Massachusetts. Currently, the Smyth brothers live in Durham, NC, where they run a venue downtown called UNEXPOSED Microcinema- a space dedicated to experimental and independent film.

[bio courtesy of the filmmakers]


Recent Reviews

Por Dinero

This film from what looks like found footage is very creative storytelling and worthwhile. It brings a Mayan story with unique ideas forward for English language speakers. The editing includes...

Por Dinero

A strong film, imaginative and thought-provoking.