Selina Trieff Will Not Stop

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1 Sep , 2013   Posted by:


Artist Selina Trieff haltingly makes her way to her easel and gets ready to paint. And insists she will keep painting and drawing until her brush or pen drops from her hand.

Selina Trieff Will Not Stop is a humorous and touching portrait of a fearless American artist. Trieff has been called an American original by New York Times art critic John Russell.

Film Details

Director: Marnie Crawford Samuelson

Writer: Marnie Crawford Samuelson & Shane Hofeldt

Year of Release: 2012

Running Time: 10

New England Connection: Selina Trieff lives in Wellfleet, MA. Marnie Crawford Samuelson lives in Jamaica Plain, MA and Wellfleet, MA. Shane Hofeldt lives in Camden, ME.
The film was shot in Wellfleet, MA and edited in MA and ME.

Director(s) Bio:: Marnie Crawford Samuelson is a documentary photographer and a radio and multimedia producer. Her photographs are featured in The Wild Braid, a collaboration with poets Stanley Kunitz and Genine Lentine. She directs and photographs short films. Her website is
Shane Hofeldt is an editor and filmmaker based in Maine. Working primarily in non-fiction, his editing credits include the documentaries Alleluia Junction and Her Game. He collaborates with several non-profit organizations developing and creating films that share their stories.He teaches editing and film production to youth and adults.

Camera Used: Nikon D800

Editing software: FCP X5

Financed by: Self-financed