Short Bio

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Sam Feder is a multidisciplinary artist exploring interpersonal power dynamics and the politics of media-driven identity. Their directorial debut (Sam identifies as trans and uses gender neutral pronouns), the award winning feature film, “Boy I Am”, is cited as one of the “10-Must See Gender Documentaries”, in Curve Magazine. Sam’s third feature film, “Kate Bornstein Is a Queer & Pleasant Danger” had its world premier in March 2014.

Since 2007, Sam has been touring internationally hosting screenings and discussions with their work at film festivals, universities and colleges, museums, and libraries.

Sam has received national grants, fellowships and residencies from: The Jerome Foundation Grant, the RFA Excellence in Filmmaking Grant, Frameline Completion Fund, Crossroads Foundation, Funding Exchange, Astraea Foundation for Social Justice, Illinois Arts Council Grant, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Sam was an ongoing fellow at the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media( 2007-2013) and was granted a 2013 Yaddo Artist Residency, and a 2013  MacDowell Colony Fellow Residency.

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To set up screenings or a guest lecture email Sam here: contact page.