Filmmaker Jennifer Montgomery has numerous films under her belt, ranging from experimental essays to features. Some of Montgomery’s titles include: The Agonal Phase (2010), Deliver (2008), Notes on the Death of Kodachrome (2006), Along the Highway (2005), Threads of Belonging (2004), Transitional Objects (2000), Troika (1998), Art For Teachers of Children (1995), I, a Lamb (1992), Age 12: Love With a Little L (1990), and Home Avenue (1989). Montgomery's work has been screened at various international film festivals and showcased at such venues as the Museum of Modern Art, Film Forum, the Gene Siskel Film Center, the ICA (London), the Walker Arts Center, and the Whitney Museum. Montgomery has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Mary Nohl Established Artist Fellowship, the Jerome Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Wisconsin Arts Board, and Art Matters. Montgomery’s work has also earned her two nominations for the IFP’s Independent Spirit Award. Montgomery currently lives in Chicago and is an Assistant Professor in the Moving Image area at UIC’s School of Art & Design. (07/12)
A film by Jennifer Montgomery, 1990, 22 min., Color
Unforgettable in its vivid construction of lesbian identity, AGE 12 is a riveting amalgam of forbidden desire, transgression and piercing self-recogni...
A film by Jennifer Montgomery, 1989, 17 min., Color
With commanding cinematic style, Montgomery retraces events of a night nine years ago when, between her boyfriend's dorm and her parent's house, she w...