Emerald Ice

2016 | Documentary / Fantasy / Biography / Experimental | 16 Minutes

Emerald Ice is a cinematic journey exploring the mind of the American poet Diane Wakoski. This short experimental film brings to the screen her work--the sprawling beauty that is Diane's emotional spectrum.



Reviews

Click here to read a review of Emerald Ice by Kathleen Kirk from the art journal Escape into Life. 

Screenings

2019 Official Selection University Film and Video Association Conference | July 30 - August 2 | Minneapolis, MN | Silver Award Winner for Best Documentary Short

2018 Official Selection Motions Pictures International Film Festival | August 29 - 30 | Lagos, Nigeria

2018 Official Selection Madhouse Movies Film Festival | August 14 | Winner of the Best Direction Award

2018 Official Selection Threadbare Mitten Film Festival | June 22 | Lansing, MI | Winner of the Best Short Film Award

2018 Official Selection Film and Video Poetry Symposium | April 26 - 27 | Los Angeles, CA

2018 Official Selection Newlyn Film Festival | April 6 - 8 | Bristol, UK

2018 Official Selection The Mosaic Film Festival | April 6 - 7 |  Clarkston, GA | Winner of the Best Emerging Voices Short Documentary Award

2018 Official Selection Warsaw Independent Film Festival | March 21 | Warsaw, Poland

2018 Official Selection Third Eye Film Festival | February 16 - 18 | New York, NY

2017 Official Selection Hyper Hybrid Film Festival | November 26 - 29 | Munich, Germany

2017 Official Selection BLOW-UP · International Arthouse FILM FEST | November 12 | Chicago, IL 

2017 Official Selection Driftless Film Festival | November 2 - 5 | Mineral Point, WI | Director Attending

2017 Official Selection Santa Cruz Film Festival | October 11 - 15 | Santa Cruz, CA | Director Attending

2017 Official Selection European Film Festival (Mainstream & Underground) | October 7 | Moscow, Russia | Finalist for Best Experimental Film

2017 Official Selection Buskopolis Festival of Cinematic Oddities | September 22-23 | Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

2017 Official Selection MOVECINEARTE Film Festival | November 2017 | Paris, France | Shortlisted for Best Academic Film

2017 Official Selection Femme Filmmaker Showcase | September 9th | Chicago, IL | Director Attending

2017 Official Selection Mosaic World Film Festival | August 25-27 | Rockford, IL

2017 Official Selection Defy Film Festival | August 18-19 | Nashville, TN

2017 Official Selection Chicago Independent Film Festival | August 10 | Chicago, IL

2017 Official Selection Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival | July 8 | Hamtramck, MI | Winner of the Best of Fest Student Award

2017 Official Selection Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) | June 1 | Chicago, IL | Director Attending

2017 Official Selection Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) | June 8 | Albuquerque, NM

2017 Official Selection Dallas Medianale | April 29 | Dallas, TX

2017 Official Selection Black Bird Film Festival | April 21 - 23 | Cortland, NY | Nominated for Documentary Short Award, Cinematography Award, Cinematic Writing Award

2017 Official Selection Humboldt Int'l  Film Festival | April 19 -22 | Arcata, CA | Winner of the Pablo Koontz Award for Best Experimental Technique

2017 Official Selection Motion For Pictures Film Screening | April 5th | Cary, NC

2017 Official Selection Nevada Women’s Film Festival | March 23 - 26 | Las Vegas, NV

2017 Official Selection Speechless Film Festival | March 16 - 18 | Mankato, MN | Director Attending and Speaking

2017 Official Selection Equinox Women’s Film Festival | March 10 - 12 | Palmer, AK

2017 Official Selection The Big Muddy Film Festival | Feb. 21-26 | Carbondale, IL | Winner Best Experimental Film Under 40 Min

2016 Official Selection Avant Edge Film Festival |Dec. 14th | Chicago, IL

2016 Official Selection Rivercity Underground Film Festival | Dec. 10th | San Antonio, TX | Winner Best Student Documentary

2016 Official Selection Student Experimental Film Festival | Dec. 2nd | Binghamton, NY

2016 Official Selection East Lansing Film Festival | Dec. 4th | East Lansing, MI | Director and Poet attending

Finalist for ASC Vilmos Zsigmond Award | ASC Clubhouse | Oct. 14th | Hollywood, CA | Director attending

2016 Official Selection Watsonville Film Festival | Sept. 29th | Watsonville, CA | Director attending

Thesis Screening | Block Cinema | June 8, 2016 | Chicago, IL | Director attending

There is never just one facet to any diamond
— Diane Wakoski