LOS ANGELES Premiere
1:15 m / Doc Feature / U.S.A.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Laemmle Music Hall | 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Exposing a painful, quintessentially American geography, CONSCIENCE POINT unearths a deep clash of values between the Native American Shinnecock and their elite Hamptons neighbors, who have made sacred land their playground.
Director: Treva Wurmfeld
Screenwriters: Treva Wurmfeld, Brian Johnson
Producers: Treva Wurmfeld, Julianna Brannum, Alli Joseph, David Eisenberg
Includes a post screening Q&A with the director(s)
Treva Wurmfeld’s feature directorial debut, Shepard & Dark, about playwright Sam Shepard, made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2012 and won top awards at the Woodstock Int. Film Festival, the Cleveland Int. Film Festival and the Florida Film Festival. That year, Wurmfeld was included in Filmmaker Magazines 25 new faces of Independent Film. Shepard & Dark was an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival and Wurmfeld was nominated for the Camera d’Or prize. Shepard & Dark was released by Music Box films in the Fall of 2013. Previously Wurmfeld shot and produced for the Emmy Award winning A&E series Intervention and wrote and directed the short film, Oyster in 2007. More recently, she produced and directed a short documentary, The Hama Hama Way. She received her MFA from Hunter College, in 2006.