Beginning in 1998 with his 16 mm film, Truth, Bernard Roddy made experimental animation, then personal documentary and body art/performance. His 2008 film, Postcard, his most accomplished work in the "personal" form, covers five years of living with a close partner, Beatriz Flores Gutiérrez. Prior to undertaking live performance, he completed his most important body art/performance art film, Transit, in 2010. Roddy's works in 16 mm dating from 2012 and 2013 include four films best described as poetics. And in 2017 he completed iek in Tulsa, a record of thinking and working with the artist ieke Trinks of the Netherlands. His films have screened at Black Maria, Cinematexas, Ann Arbor, New York and Chicago Undergrounds, Kassel Dokfest, Antimatter, Experiments in Cinema, $100 Film Fest, Montreal Underground, and Australian Experimental Film Festival, among others.