Drylongso (Ordinary) (1998)
Format: 16 mm
Length: 87 min.
A feature film about a young woman armed with a Polaroid camera to document the existence of young black men, whom she believes are an endangered species.
Someone To Watch Award, IFP-West/50 Creatives to Watch Out For, Variety Magazine/Lumiere Award, New Orleans Film and Video Festival/Silver Armadillo, SXSW (Austin, TX)
Sundance (Utah) Channel
Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema (PA)/Sundance (Utah)/Hamptons Film Festival (LI, NY)/San Francisco Film Arts Festival (CA)/SxSW (Austin, TX)/The Other America Festival (TX)/Classically Independent Film Festival/New Orleans Film and Video Festival (LA)/Atlanta Film and Video Festival (GA)
UC Theater (Berkeley, CA)/BAM (Brooklyn, NY)/chosen for independent Feature Project's American Independents at Market sidebar, Berlin Film Festival/included in five city tour celebrating IFP's 20th Anniversary
White Suit (2002)
The Changing Same (2001)
White Suit (1997)
A Thousand Words (1995)
Sapphire Tapes: Message #1 (1993)
Chronicles of a Lying Spirit by Kelly Gabron (1992)
Daily Rains (1991)
Sundance Institute: Winter Writers Lab and Directors Lab, 2000
Board Member, Independent Feature Project - West, since 2000
Selected as one of Ten Directors to Watch, Variety, 1999
Board of Directors, Film Arts Foundation, San Francisco, CA, 1994-1997
Guest Lecturer: University of California, Santa Cruz; California State University,
Hayward; and California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
1998, MFA, Film, University of California, Los Angeles
1991 BA, Cinema, School of Creative Arts, San Francisco State University
Cauleen Smiths new short film The Green Dress had a preview screening with clips from some of her other works at Arthouse at the Jones Center in Austin, Texas in November. The single-channel film is part of a larger experimental work that includes a six-monitor installation and a still photography component distributed on postcards.