Art of the March

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4 Sep , 2018   Posted by: egordon


After the 2017 Women’s March in Boston, professors from Northeastern University collected over 6,000 protest signs, creating a living archive of the signs. Art of the March highlights the living archive project as well as the role of protest signs and the function of protests in our democracy.

Film Details

Director: Emily Gordon, Ellie LaCourt, Connor Lewis

Writer: Emily Gordon, Ellie LaCourt, Connor Lewis

Year of Release: 2018

Running Time: 6m

New England Connection: We produced our film at Northeastern University in Boston, MA and have submitted it to several New England film festivals since. We are excited to now be apart of the Online New England Film Festival!

Director(s) Bio:: Emily Gordon: Emily Gordon is an editor and filmmaker who has produced and edited several short documentary films. She became inspired to pursue documentary filmmaking after her first production in 2015. Since then, she has immersed herself in short format film and is currently working in post production.

Ellie LaCourt: Ellie LaCourt is an artist and filmmaker from Arlington, MA. She recently received her BFA from SMFA at Tufts’ joint degree program with Northeastern University. She works primarily in animation and documentary film and has screened work at the Los Angeles International Student Film Festival, Boston Underground Film Festival, Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, Salem Film Festival, Tricky Women International Animation Festival in Vienna, Austria, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Ellie is currently a media arts instructor at the Cambridge School of Weston’s Summer Arts Camp.

Connor Lewis: Growing up in NH, Connor was surrounded by beautiful scenery which developed his appreciation for the picturesque. In his creative quest, he turned first to photography and later to videography when he joined NUTV, a student filmmaking organization, in college. There, he developed his technical and leadership skills to become the president of NUTV, while being involved in the production of narrative shorts, documentaries, and even a musical. Connor is eager to develop his skills further and see where his passion takes him!

Number of shooting days: 6

Camera Used: Canon 5d Mark IV

Editing software: Adobe Premiere Pro