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HILDA

Hilda is a realist tribute to octogenarian New Yorker artist Hilda O'Connell, who lived shoulder-to-shoulder with the greatest painters of the Abstract Expressionist movement from Resnick to deKooning,  and became a member of the Aegis Gallery in the '60s.

Just like the dance and song that so inspired O'Connell's work—she's a faithful fan of Fred Astaire—Hilda's lyrical story is broken up by a duet of visual refrains: B-roll of the artist as she is now—reading, painting, and walking her faithful dog— and imaginative scenes reminiscent of the musicals of Astaire's era.

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Hilda had it's world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.