Dominic Angerame

Dominic Angerame (b.Albany, New York, USA, 1949) is an American experimental filmmaker, who has directed more than 35 films since 1969, and has presented films in film festivals worldwide. Angerame presented his '' along with Pixiescope, Waifen Maiden, Consume, and Anaconda Targets at the Havana Film Festival in 2006. This was the festival's first presentation of experimental cinema in the festival's 28 years. He was the subject of two Cine Probe series at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, 1993 and 1998.

His series of films Battle Stations - A Navel Adventure (2002), Pixiescope (2003), The Waifen Maiden (2003), and Consume (2003) were screened at international film festivals, including Turin Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, and at the San Francisco Cinematheque at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

Angerame teaches filmmaking and cinema studies at the San Francisco Art Institute as a visiting artist. He has taught film production and cinema studies at the University of California, Berkeley Extension, New College of California, and has been a guest lecturer and visiting artist at Stanford University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and others. Angerame has also previously taught cinema studies at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Since 1980, Angerame has been executive director of Canyon Cinema. Under his leadership, Canyon Cinema has become one of the largest distributors of avant garde and experimental films. Canyon Cinema preserves, promotes, and distributes independent films.

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