Lori Felker

Lori Felker is a Chicago-based filmmaker/artist, teacher, programmer, and performer.  Her films and videos attempt to study the ineloquent, oppositional, delusional, frustrating, and chaotic qualities of human interaction.   She loves every facet of filmmaking and has worked as a cinematographer, editor, and actor for various artists and directors. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Film Department at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Lori works in a variety of mediums and has shown her work internationally at festivals and spaces including the Rotterdam International Film Festival; NYFF: Views from the Avant-Garde; VideoEx, Zurich; Slamdance, Park City, UT; Ann Arbor Film Festival; Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Montreal; Curtas Vila do Conde Film Festival, Portugal; Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago; LA Filmforum; BAMcinemaFest, Brooklyn; and Space Gallery, Pittsburgh. She is an Illinois Arts Council Artists Grant recipient, a Wexner Center Artist in Residence and a Fulbright Fellow.

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker]



Recent Reviews

This is My Show

Classic Felker, a sense of humor as big as "the environment" + a keen tracker of modern american human behavior + emotion

It Doesn't Matter

high quality comedy. it's like the museum of jurassic technology amplified their sense of humor and made an extended SNL skit


In a very short space of time, the director is able to capture so very realistically the subtle lapses in communications that can exist between a couple, in this case...

This is My Show

Funny and true.

Scattered in the Wind

Kind of looked like a high school video art project... Wait, was it?