A Philadelphia Story
Directors Block 2
Since 1978 Lili White (http://liliwhite.com) has been exploring collective memory, history, origins of energy, and the primacy of dream states, through her painting, sculpture, and over 100 moving image works. A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art four-year studio study in painting; and has a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania; she staged three fully realized, multi-media theatrical works, incorporating poetry, dance, music, video and theatrical acting, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in the early 1990’s, before re-locating to NYC. There she expanded her experimental film-making via new computer editing programs with video. A feature essay film, Fool’s Gold: California Roadtrip in an Election Year, a portrayal of American “greed,” received a NY State Council Finishing Funds Award. It screened at the NYPublic Library’s MEET the MAKER Series. Another, NY(see), screened at 2 Boots Pioneer Theatre and an excerpt was presented in 2007, at the River to River Movie Nite; curated by Tal Yarden. From 2012-15 she was an elected Board Member for MillenniumFilm Workshop; whose archive was sold to NYC’s Museum of Modern Art.