Based in Brooklyn, NY, Sam Feder is a multidisciplinary artist exploring interpersonal power dynamics and the politics of media-driven identity. Their directorial debut, 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” will premier in early 2014.
Sam’s work can be seen internationally 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 is an ongoing fellow at the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media and was granted a 2013 Yaddo Artist Residency, and a 2013 MacDowell Colony Fellow Residency.
Sam is a professor at Hunter College in the Film and Media Department and at the New School in the Media Studies graduate program.
To set up screenings or for a guest lecture email Sam here: contact page.