Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Film Studies Professor / Cultural Theorist / Filmmaker
Gwendolyn Audrey Foster is a prolific author, a cultural theorist, a Professor of Film Studies, and a film and video artist. Her early documentary and narrative films are archived at many universities and libraries, and are routinely screened in college classes internationally. Foster's more recent experimental films, such as the abstract film trilogy,
"The Gaia Triptych," are video installations and films for projection.
Foster's films, such as the documentary, "The Women Who Made the Movies"(1992) have been screened at museums and festivals such as Nederlands Filmmuseum, The Rice Museum, The Collective for Living Cinema, the Swedish Cinematheque, The Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC, Bibliotheque Cantonale, Switzerland, International Film Festival of Kerala, Films de Femmes Festival, Créteil, Outfest LA, Women’s Film Festival of Madrid, Kyobo Center, Korea, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Université Laval, Quebec, Forum Yokohama Japan, and elsewhere, including NETV and Gulf Satellite Network television.
"The Gaia Triptych" is currently featured as an installation on "The Pythians.net: A Portal for Art, Photography, Poetry and Video," (August 2016). “The Women Who Made the Movies” (distributed by Women Make Movies) is screening at the Anthology Film Archives NYC, as part of a celebration of early female directors, in September, 2016.