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JIM HUBBARD

 

Jim Hubbard has been making films since 1974. Among his 19 films are Elegy in the Streets (1989), Two Marches (1991), The Dance (1992) and Memento Mori (1995). His films have been shown at the Berlin Film Festival, the London Film Festival, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, the New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Torino and many other Lesbian and Gay Film Festivals. His film Memento Mori won the Ursula for Best Short Film at the Hamburg Lesbian & Gay Film Festival in 1995. He co-founded and is president of MIX - the New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film/Video. Under the auspices of the Estate Project for Artists with AIDS, he created the Royal S. Marks AIDS Activist Video Collection at the New York Public Library. He curated the series Fever in the Archive: AIDS Activist Videotapes from the Royal S. Marks Collection for the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The 8-program series took place December 1-9, 2000.

FILMOGRAPHY

Don’t Do It! (1998), Super 8, color, sound, 3 min.

Shoot Art! (The 1997 MIX NYC Trailer), 16mm, handpainted color on b&w, sound, 1 min.

Memento Mori (1995), 16mm cinemascope, color, sound, 17 min.

The Dance (1992), 16mm, color, sound, 8 min.

Two Marches (1991), 16mm, color, sound, 8 min.

A Valentine For Nelson (1990), 16mm, color, sound, 5 min.

Speak for Yourself (1990), video, 30 min.

Elegy in the Streets (1989), 16mm, color, silent, 30 min.

My Father's Hotel (1988), 16mm, color, silent, 5 min.

Home (1987), 16mm, color, silent, 11 min.

Winter Heat (1986) (16mm Film/Performance piece with Lenora Champagne)

Homosexual Desire in Minnesota (1981-85), Super-8, color, sound, 69 min.

El Botín (1984), Super-8, color, silent, 3 min.

Blues (1983), Super-8, b&w, silent, 8 min.

June 12, 1982 (1982), Super-8, b&w, silent, 7 min.

March On! (1981), Super-8, color, silent, 50 min.

Stop the Movie (Cruising) (1980), Super-8, color, silent, 14 min.

May 21-22, 1979 (1980), Super-8, b&w, silent, 6 min.

Breaking Out (1978), 16mm, b&w, silent, 15 min.

At a Station of the SP (1975), 16mm, sound, b&w, 2 min.

 

Co-Founder, Co-Director (1987-1992), President (1992 - present)

MIX: New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival

 

Curator: Fever in the Archive: AIDS Activist Video from the Royal S. Marks Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York, December 1 - 9, 2000

Awards

Ford Foundation Grant for an Oral History of ACT UP, 2002

NYFA Fellowship, 1988

NYSCA Individual Film Production Grant, 1992

Ursula Award (Best Short Film), Hamburg Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Short Film Jury, 1995 (Memento Mori)

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