Join NYWIFT at the 2023 Hamptons Doc Fest on Friday, December 1st at 7:30pm ET for a co-presentation of the 2023 IMPACT AWARD presented to Artemis Rising Foundation Founder, Regina K. Scully, and screening + Q&A of the film Obsessed with Light, with Directors Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum. Moderated by NYWIFT CEO Cynthia Lopez.
Date: Friday, December 1, 2023
Time: 7:30pm ET
Location: Sag Harbor Cinema, 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY
Ticket Price: $25
Use code NYWIFT for discount tickets
About the Film
Directors: Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum
Producers: Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum
Editor: Sabine Krayenbühl
Cinematographers: Bob Richman, Claudia Raschke
The Artemis Rising Foundation is dedicated to supporting media projects that transform culture and challenge the status quo. Led by Founder and CEO, Regina K. Scully, the foundation champions powerful stories about some of the most challenging social justice issues of our time — including gender-bias, healing, trauma, mental health, addiction and women’s empowerment.
Obsessed with Light pulls back the curtain on Loïe Fuller, a wildly original dancer and inventor who pioneered the creative use of electric lighting for the stage. The documentary delves into the astonishing influence Fuller’s work has on contemporary culture including artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taylor Swift, and Shakira. Anyone who has been to a rock concert has seen a modern version of the lighting designs that Fuller patented over a century ago.
Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum co-directed the NEH- supported documentary Letters from Baghdad. Krayenbühl’s editing work includes Oscar and Independent Spirit Award nominated My Architect and the Emmy-winning The Hunt for Planet B. Oelbaum also produced Ahead of Time, a feature-length documentary about journalist Ruth Gruber.
Hamptons Doc Fest now in its 16th year, is a nonprofit organization founded by filmmakers to champion and celebrate the rich, diverse and challenging world of non-fiction film. We recognize and honor documentary films and filmmakers who deserve a closer look.
The Hamptons Doc Fest is from November 30 – December 6 2023 in Sag Harbor, New York.
To buy tickets/passes and check out the rest of the Hamptons Doc Fest film program,
Thanks to our partners at:
Sag Harbor Cinema
90 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.