Jeff Preiss

Low Down (2014)

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

14 STANDARD 8mm REELS 1981–1988 (2018)

Preiss had the rare chance to salvage a selection of 8mm reeled from his archive; 30 years after it was first shot, this lovingly refashioned material returns as…a luminescent ode to the friends, filmmakers and artists with whom Preiss lived and worked during this time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Peter B. Hutton  •  Chet Baker

Preiss had the rare chance to salvage a selection of 8mm reeled from his archive; 30 years after it was first shot, this lovingly refashioned material returns as…a luminescent ode to the friends, filmmakers and artists with whom Preiss lived and worked during this time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Peter B. Hutton  •  Chet Baker

STOP (2012)

Distilled from 2,500 100-ft rolls of 16mm film shot between 1995 and 2011 – organized sequentially by numbered lab rolls of camera negative into four half-hour parts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  Isaac Preiss  •  Rebecca Quaytman

Distilled from 2,500 100-ft rolls of 16mm film shot between 1995 and 2011 – organized sequentially by numbered lab rolls of camera negative into four half-hour parts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  Isaac Preiss  •  Rebecca Quaytman

Discharge (2008)

“[This video was made while] both Guagnini and Preiss were undergoing and studying Reichian therapy; developed by psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, this form of therapy is used to attenuate tension (and therefore, trauma) through very quick breath and eye movements. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss  •  Nicolás Guagnini
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“[This video was made while] both Guagnini and Preiss were undergoing and studying Reichian therapy; developed by psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, this form of therapy is used to attenuate tension (and therefore, trauma) through very quick breath and eye movements. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss  •  Nicolás Guagnini
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