Director’s Bio


Ann Deborah Levy’s visually arresting, award-winning films and videos have screened in the US and internationally.  Screenings in alternative venues include:  Millennium Filmworks, Brooklyn, New York; UnionDocs, Brooklyn, New York; Anthology Film Archives, New York City; Film-Makers Cooperative, New York City; Moving Image Art, Pasadena, California; and Cellular Cinema, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Festival screenings in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, and South America, include Athens International Film and Video Festival, Ohio; Wide Open Experimental Film Festival, Oklahoma; Transient Visions Film Festival, New York, Moviate Underground Film Festival, Pennsylvania; Oxford Film Festival, Mississippi; Another Experiment By Women Film Festival, New York City; Bideodromo International Experimental Film Festival, Bilbao, Spain; Postales a Lumière, Caracas,  Venzuela; and Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto; Canada among others.  Levy comes to filmmaking by way of painting and photography and has been a recipient of both Yaddo and MacDowell fellowships.

In addition to her own work, Levy has been active in film preservation for ten years. A former Co-Chair and still active member of the Women’s Film Preservation Fund of New York Women in Film & Television, she has programed several preservation screening series, most notably: Artists and Activists: Second Wave Feminist Filmmakers, a 6-screening mini-festival at the Barbican Centre, London; Selected Animated and Experimental Works from the Women’s Film Preservation Fund, a 3-part min-series at Anthology Film Archives; and Visions: TV Dramas by Maya Angelou and Momoko Iko in the series Changing the Picture, at the Museum of the Moving Image.