Film Professor Karl Nussbaum recently finished his new film, “Ghosts in the Cloud Forest,” which will be part of an installation of the same name and included in an exhibit, “Confluence- Tradition in Contemporary Art.” The exhibit opens Nov. 27 at the Sichuan Fine Art Institute in Chongqing, China.
This is the third film Professor Nussbaum has finished this year as he continues to proudly represent Montclair State University and the School of Communication and Media. His other two films, “Ghost Dance for America, 1890” and “Phantasmagoria, 1945” premiered at the prestigious Oberhausen Experimental Film Festival in Germany, and have screened at more than 50 international film festivals, including events in Tokyo, Korea, Bangkok, Singapore, Mexico City, Spain, France, Berlin, Venice, Amsterdam, Prague, and India.
The two films have won multiple awards, including Best Experimental Film at the Montreal Independent Film Festival and the Experimental Film Forum, Los Angeles. In November Professor Nussbaum will travel to the Ex-Ground film Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany where the two films will be screened-including one in a crypt of a church- as part of the Focus USA program. His former student, Emma Swider will also present her film “All for You” at Ex-Ground.
More of his work and information can be found on Instagram via @karl_nussbaum.