Our City Dreams
Our City Dreams (2008)

Filmmaker Chiara Clemente profiles five diverse female artists, each of whom calls New York City home, in this intimate documentary. In the late '50s and '60s, Nancy Spero was on the front lines of the feminist movement. Today she… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 10, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 23, 2009
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Their art, like the film itself, is powerful, daring and makes you think.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Clemente shows she knows a thing or two about filmmaking. As somebody once said: like father, like daughter.

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Leslie Stonebraker
New York Press

Our City Dreams is not just an art documentary; it is a piece of art itself ...

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Chiara Clemente, a documentarian for Italian TV, gets in close enough to record her subjects' techniques but not close enough to reveal what makes the women tick.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Our City Dreams is a lyrical documentary about the intersection of location and imagination.

Stan Hall

Chiara Clemente's well-crafted, accessible film gives interesting looks at five acclaimed New York female artists of distinctively different ages, media and background.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Each of Clemente's subjects is talented enough to support a feature-length documentary of her own.

Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

Like rushed gallery-hopping, Chiara Clemente's doc on five multigenerational, multinational women artists, all living in New York, provides only a cursory view of what's on display.

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Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

The filmmaker accomplishes a strong connection with her subjects and trapezes New Yorkâ(TM)s persona nicely with its 16-millimeter cutaways and fun clips of the turning seasons.

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