Mary Filippo

Filmmaker Mary Filippo first studied filmmaking with the Marjorie Keller at the University of Rhode Island. She also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she took classes with George Landow, P. Adams Sitney and B. Ruby Rich. In the two decades following, Filippo made four, short, painstakingly crafted, experimental films. In her film, The Trickle Down Theory of Sorrow (2002), Filippo uses humor to engage and guide the viewer on a journey through a very serious subject: the intersection of the personal and political. Filippo’s other films include: Who Do You Think You Are (1987), Peace o' Mind (1983), Feel the Fear (1990). (01/19)

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The Trickle Down Theory of Sorrow


A film by Mary Filippo, 2002, 15 min., Color
Veteran experimental filmmaker Mary Filippo tackles issues of work, class and gender roles in this visually captivating and provocative autobiographic...

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