Irene Kim Chin + Kurt Vincent, directors
Irene and Kurt are filmmakers based in Brooklyn. Their most recent nonfiction project, Friends Of Wonder (2018), is about musicians Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett, told against the backdrop of a community-run cinema. It’s a story about creativity, collaboration, and historical preservation, interspersed with live footage of Kurt and Courtney’s concert at the historic Jersey City Loew’s movie palace.
Their doc, The Lost Arcade (2016), explores the diverse community at NYC’s last old school video arcade. The film premiered at DOC NYC, and the International Film Festival Rotterdam, receiving critical acclaim from The New York Times (“wholly enjoyable”), and The New Yorker (“raw and intimate”, and opened at NYC’s Metrograph .
To learn more about Irene and Kurt please visit www.26aries.com.
Laura Coxson, Producer
Laura Coxson is a NYC-based documentary producer. She most recently produced Chef Flynn (Sundance 2018) and The Proposal (Tribeca Film Festival 2018). Iris (2015), a film she produced, directed by Albert Maysles, was released by Magnolia Pictures and grossed almost $2 million theatrically. Coxson produced Paul McCartney's The Love We Make (2012) for Showtime.
Christine NG, Cinematographer
Christine Ng is a NYC-based cinematographer working in commercials, music videos, documentaries and narratives. Most recently she was cinematographer for the feature documentary Flin Flon: A Hockey Town (2017). She also photographed the Emmy nominated Nora Ephron documentary Everything is Copy (2015) on HBO. In 2017, Christine was cinematographer for Kurt and Irene’s documentary Friends Of Wonder.