Rick Alverson


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icon-jorgensen-lectureJorgensen Guest Filmmaker Series

Rick Alverson

  1. Friday, December 14, 2012 3:00 p.m.
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Lecture title is forthcoming.

RICK ALVERSON, director, writer, editor – (b. 1971) is a filmmaker and musician from Richmond, Virginia. His previous films include THE BUILDER (2010), an existential character study of an Irish immigrant at odds with the promise of America. NEW JERUSALEM (2011), starring Colm O’Leary (THE BUILDER) and Will Oldham (MATEWAN, OLD JOY), again considered the immigrant experience but this time through the lens of religious ideology. NEW JERUSALEM premiered at the 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam and SXSW in 2011 and will be released by Factory 25 beginning November 30th, 2012. Also in 2011, he was awarded a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. He also has directed videos for Bonnie Prince Billy (New Wonder) and Gregor Samsa (Jeroen Van Aken). Upcoming films include a reconstruction era drama entitled CLEMENT, to be produced in 2012, and RABBIT, both of which continue his collaboration with Colm O’Leary. In addition to his directorial work he has released 9 records on Jagjaguwar, most recently with his band Spokane in 2007.