Brigid McCaffrey


Lay Down Tracks/Paradise Springs


Thursday, October 20th, 1 p.m. - Keefe Campus Center Theater - Amherst College

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Brigid McCaffrey’s work focuses on environments and people in states of flux and precarity. Her films have screened at international venues including BAFICI, Bradford International Film Festival, Cinema du Reel, DocLisboa, L’Alternativa, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Torino International Film Festival, Other Cinema in San Francisco and the Los Angeles Filmforum. Her film Castaic Lake was awarded Best Cinematography at the Ann Arbor Film Festival in 2011. Paradise Springs received the Marian McMahon Award at Images Festival in 2014, and was presented by Ballroom Marfa for the 2015 edition of Artists’ Film International. She was a featured artist at the 2016 Flaherty Seminar.

This event is made possible with the generous support of the Lamont Fund, the Program in Film and Media Studies and the Department of Art and the History of Art, Amherst College. Open to the public. Driving Directions