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Thomas Comerford Selected Filmography (1996-present):

The Indian Boundary Line, 2010, 16mm/8mm/S8mm on digital betacam, color, stereo sound, 42 mins.

Land Marked/Marquette, 2005, 16mm/S8mm, b&w/color, mono sound, 23 mins.

Figures in the Landscape, 2002, 16mm, color, mono sound, 12 mins.

ILLA CAMERA OBSCVRA, 2001, 16mm, b&w, mono sound, 12 mins.

Départ (Departure), 2000, 16mm, color, mono sound, 6 mins.

Fey Eyes Pin Holes Drums Hum, 1999, 16mm, color, mono sound, 14 mins.

Sisyphus's Cinema, 1997, 16mm, b&w, mono sound, 4 mins.

Approaching Windows Receding Walls Approaching, 1996, b&w, mono sound, 7 mins.

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Selected Exhibitions & News (2010-present):

2016 -

21-23 January, Dresdner Schmalfilmtage, Dresden, Germany (The Indian Boundary Line)

3 March, The Being of Seeing, UNEXPOSED, Durham, NC. Group screening. (Figures in the Landscape)

2015 -

23 January - 21 March, ACRE TV: Direct Object/Direct Action, Threewalls, Chicago, IL. Group show. (The Indian Boundary Line)

11 October, mid.east.mid.west, Aspect/Ratio, Chicgao. Group screening. (The Indian Boundary Line)

2014 -

26 July, mid.east.mid.west, ACRE Residency Screening, WI. (The Indian Boundary Line)

2013 -

31 March, Zummertapes Series, Roots and Culture Gallery. Rescheduled from September! Mixtape and artist's talk -- in person appearance

2012 -

5 April, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

24 May, Screening the Local, Historical and Surreal, Evanston Art Center (The Indian Boundary Line + Melika Bass's Shoals) -- in person appearance

9 September, Zummertapes Series, Roots and Culture Gallery. Mixtape and artist's talk presented by Thomas Comerford -- tape will include excerpts from a range of his own film work (1993-2010) plus works which have influenced him. *POSTPONED* This screening will be rescheduled for early 2013, so check back.

Music video of Chicago singer/songwriter AZITA performing live in the studio premiered on the Drag City website on 11/2.

2011 -

22 January, Natural Histories of the Boundary Line, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL (The Indian Boundary Line + Jo Guldi and Sarah Kanouse) -- in person appearance

18-20 February, FLEXFEST, Gainesville, FL (The Indian Boundary Line)

22-27 February, Punto de Vista, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain (The Indian Boundary Line)

3 March, CGAI, Coruña, Spain (The Indian Boundary Line)

25 March, Drew University, Madison, NJ (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

25 March, Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY (The Indian Boundary Line + Bill Brown's Mountain State) -- in person appearance

30 March-3 April, Courtisane Festival, Ghent, Belgium (The Indian Boundary Line)

2 April, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

3 April, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA (Pinhole Film Screening/Workshop) -- in person appearance

4-5 April, Landscape Revisions - Films by Thomas Comerford, Cinema Project, Portland, OR (retrospective of films 1999-2010 w/lecture and panel discussion) -- in person appearances

6 April, The Chicago Survey Trilogy, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette and Figures in the Landscape) -- in person appearance

7 April, Melnitz Movies, James Bridges Theater, University of California, Los Angeles (The Indian Boundary Line, 530pm) -- in person appearance

7 April, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles (8pm; The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette, Figures in the Landscape and tba) -- in person appearance

8 September, Creative Living In the City Lecture Series, Chicago Cultural Center (The Indian Boundary Line, noon) -- in person appearance

16 September, DVD Special Edition Release Show, Roxaboxen Gallery, Chicago. (The Indian Boundary Line + music by Tobin Summerfield) -- in person appearance

In November 2011, Bad at Sports published an interview about The Indian Boundary Line on the Art21 Blog.

2010 -

The Indian Boundary Line WORLD PREMIERE - 2/4, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., Chicago, IL, 6pm. The screening was part of Conversations at the Edge, presented by the Department of Film, Video, New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. -- in person appearance

22 April, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

5 May, Light Industry, Brooklyn, NY (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

Event Horizons Touring Program -- (The Indian Boundary Line + Bill Brown and Sabine Gruffat's Time Machine multimedia performance) -- in person appearances
12 June, Gadabout Film Festival, Bloomington, IN
13 June, Flyover Film Festival, Louisville, KY
15 June, Minicine?, Shreveport, LA
16 June, The Groj, Fayetteville, AR
17 June, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
18 June, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

4-14 August, Locarno Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland -- International & Festival Premiere (The Indian Boundary Line)

30 September - 15 October, Vancouver International Film Festival, BC, Canada -- Canadian Premiere (The Indian Boundary Line)

1 October, Chicago Filmmakers, IL (w/Land Marked/Marquette and Chicago - Detroit Split) -- in person appearance (The Indian Boundary Line)

3 October, Athena Cinema, Ohio University, Athens, OH (The Indian Boundary Line + Départ and Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

8 - 16 October, Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, BC, Canada (The Indian Boundary Line)

13 - 28 October, BFI London Film Festival, London, UK -- UK Premiere (The Indian Boundary Line)

20 October, Massart Film Society, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

21 October, The Chicago Survey Trilogy, Keene State College Film Society, Keene, NH (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette and Figures in the Landscape) -- in person appearance

17 November, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

7 December, Union Theatre, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (The Indian Boundary Line + Land Marked/Marquette) -- in person appearance

Selected Press (2010 - present):

2010 Year End List, Octopus Cinema (2/18/11)
Review, goatdog.com (2/7/11)

2010 year in film in Chicago roundtable, 848, WBEZ Chicago (12/28/10)
Article, Cinema Scope Magazine (Fall 2010, #44)
Article, Chicago Tribune (4/16/10)
Recommended, New City (4/13/10)
Chicago Reader Blog (2/3/10)
Interview, 848, WBEZ Chicago (2/2/10, 4/19/10)
Review, Cine-File, Chicago (1/29/10)
Capsule Review, Chicago Reader (1/28/10)