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Kristine Samuelson

Kristine Samuelson has been an independent filmmaker for over 25 years.  She was nominated for an Academy Award for Arthur and Lillie and has received Artist's Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council.  A faculty member in the Documentary Film and Video M.F.A. Program at Stanford University, she is the Edward Clark Crossett Emerita Professor of Humanistic Studies in the Department of Art and Art History.  From 1999-2006, Samuelson served on the Board of the Independent Television Service.  She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Filmography

Recent Reviews

Tokyo Waka

Strange magic flows in the atmosphere of this documentary. The more time we spend with the crows--loud, hairy troll-like creatures with wings--the more they seem to take on mystical characteristics...


Tokyo Waka

great photography. the message is confusing but interesting


Tokyo Waka

Really love this subtle and poetic film that is at once a portrait of Tokyo and a meditation on the relationship between humans and other creatures.


Tokyo Waka

Really enjoyed this film! Very well done.


Tokyo Waka

Memorable for the evocation of Tokyo and its crows, the city's homeless people and its overgrown, intergrown architecture. The documentary's varied and articulate speakers and points of view lift the...