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Amy Reid is a feminist filmmaker and scholar of 1970s feminist documentary histories.
Amy Reid is an artist and filmmaker whose work examines the intersections between gender, national identity, and labor. By exploring observational approaches and expanding upon formal cinematic notions of time, structure, and narrative, Reid’s work questions how labor is constructed in the filmic form through feature length films, video installations, and texts. These multi-year projects, often working closely with a group—long haul female truckers, quilters, e-commerce sellers—premise upon collaboration, performance, and experimentation. Reid received their BFA from The Cooper Union in 2009 and their MFA in 2017 from the University of California, San Diego. Reid is an alumnus of The Whitney Independent Study Program. Currently they are pursuing a doctoral degree in Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz where part of their dissertation work is a feature-length experimental documentary looking at women, quilting, and 19th century U.S. history.