Barry Ellsworth co-founded Apparatus Productions with Christine Vachon, Todd Haynes, and James Schamus. He collaborated on the underground film classic Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story, and Poison, which won the grand jury award at The Sundance Film Festival. He has also played a key role in the realization of documentaries such as Secuestro: Story of a Kidnapping, which reconstructs three months in the life of a Colombian family during their daughter’s kidnapping, and Anemone Me by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. He has directed six short films, including Tommy’s with the actor Steve Buscemi. He currently develops and produces films by emerging filmmakers with strong personal vision in the United States and Latin America. (09/09)
A film by Albertina Carri, Produced by Barry Ellsworth, 2003, 89 min., Color/BW
Albertina Carri’s second feature is a look at Argentina’s recent history from the perspective of a generation forced to mourn those of whom they have ...