Mitch McCabe is an educator and an award-winning filmmaker. Her short films Playing the Part, September 5:10pm, Highway 403, Mile 39 and To Whom It May Concern have screened at Sundance, New Directors/ New Films and New York Film Festival, her feature Youth Knows No Pain screening at IDFA and airing on HBO. Her work has been supported by MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, VCCA, NYSCA, Princess Grace Foundation and LEF. She is a Visiting Professor at Trinity College and in Fall 2018 will be joining the film faculty at SUNY-Purchase College.
Public Event: Friday, August 17 - 6pm
While in residence at SPACE, McCabe will be working on a series on new films currently titled Pre-War Surveillance Notes, whose source material is culled from 20 years of filming across America. In discussing her current body of work, the filmmaker will screen clips of previous films with themes ranging from sexual identity, consumerism, grief and class to the failings of taxonomy.