Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Samein Priester

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: Princeton, NJ
MacDowell Fellowships: 2011

Samein Priester worked on a personal documentary titled Broken+, a film that explores the life of his sibling’s father after being released from a 30-year prison sentence. His thesis film 1st &4Ever won “Best Documentary” in the Newark Museum Black Film Festival 2012, as well as “Best Documentary” and “Best Cinematography in a Documentary” in the 2011 Citivision thesis show.


Monday Music

Samein Priester worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, NJ, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The interior…

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