The Films of Jay Rosenblatt - Vol. 2
When You Awake
A Long Way From Home
The D Train
The Darkness of Day
The Films of Jay Rosenblatt - Vol. 1
November, 2016 - Jay Rosenblatt will be awarded the Camerimage Award for Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking at the Camerimage International Film Festival in Poland.
October, 2016 - When You Awake won an Experimental Short Film Diploma at the Message to Man International Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia and a Special Mention Night Award at the Signes de Nuit Film Festival in Lisbon, Portugal.
August, 2016 - When You Awake will be shown Opening Night at MakeDox in Macedonia. It has also screened at San Francisco International Film Festival; Hot Docs, Toronto, Canada; Krakow Film Festival, Poland; Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, UK; Vila do Conde, Portugal; Palm Springs Shorts Fest; EDOC, Ecuador; Festival international Signes de Nuit; Message to Man International Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia; Ambulante Film Festival, Colombia; and Exis Festival, South Korea.
October, 2015 - A Long Way From Home screens at Hamptons Film Festival, New York
September, 2015 - A Long Way From Home screens at Message to Man Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
August, 2015 - A Long Way From Home screens at Dokufest, Kosovo.
April, 2015 - A Long Way From Home premieres at Visions du Reel and San Francisco International Film Festival.
November, 2014 - The Claustrum won the Best International Short Film Award at L'Alternativa Festival in Barcelona, Spain.
September, 2014 - The Claustrum recently screened at Dokufest in Kosovo and will be screening at the Taiwan International Documentary Festival as well as Curtocircuito and L'Alternativa Festivals in Spain.
June, 2014 - The Claustrum at Sheffield Docs, Vila do Conde and Hamburg Short Film Festivals.
April, 2014 - The Claustrum premieres at Visions du Reel, Switzerland and San Francisco International Film Festival.
August, 2013 - Retrospective and master class at Dokufest in Kosovo.
April, 2013 - Inquire Within selected for the international competition at the Norwegian Short Film Festival.
March, 2013 - Inquire Within selected for the international competition at the Tampere Short Film Festival, Finland
October, 2012 - Film/STILL Program of work at Denver Film Society
May/June, 2012 - Retrospective at EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam and Master Class at Netherlands Film Academy.
February, 2012 - Retrospective at ZagrebDox, Croatia.
November, 2011 - mini-retrospective at Camerimage Film Festival, Poland.
October 25, 2011 - Stranger Than Fiction show at IFC Center, New York City.
October 11-16, 2011 - Retrospective at Valdivia International Film Festival, Chile.
September 16-17, 2011 - Two shows at CinemaSpace, The Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Montreal, Canada
April 7-13, 2011 - Major Retrospective at Visions du Reel Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. Visions du Reel Catalog.pdf
April 29-30, 2011 - Retrospective at Wexner Art Center in Ohio.
RECENT AWARDS AND SCREENINGS
Eight films acquired by MoMA for their permanent collection: The Smell of Burning Ants, Human Remains, King of the Jews, Phantom Limb, Afraid So, I Just Wanted To Be Somebody, The Darkness of Day and Beginning Filmmaking.
Inquire Within had its World Premiere at the 2012 Rotterdam Film Festival and US Premiere at SXSW. Screenings include Tribeca, SF International, EMAF (European Media Arts Festival) and Vila do Conde Shorts Film Festival, Portugal. Winner of Best Experimental Film, Marin County Fair. It screened in competition at the Tampere Short Film Festival in Finland, International Short Film Festival Winterhur, Switzerland and Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic.
MoMA presents The Darkness of Day: Recent Films by Jay Rosenblatt
The Darkness of Day was awarded Best Short Film in the International Official Competition of the Cali International Film Festival in Colombia and Best Documentary at the Tampere Film Festival in Finland. It has also won Best Short Documentary at Krakow Film Festival in Poland, It's All True in Brazil and Play Doc in Spain as well as Special Mentions at Punto De Vista Film Festival in Spain, Dokufest in Kosova and DOXA, Vancouver.
Fall, 2012 - The Films of Jay Rosenblatt, Vol. 2 DVD review in Documentary
June 24, 2012 - The Films of Jay Rosenblatt, Vol. 2 DVD review in SF Chronicle
October, 2011 - La vida nos estremece: Download pdf of short book by Udo Jacobsen (in Spanish) about Jay Rosenblatt's films
March, 2011 - Interview by Max Goldberg in SF360
March 30, 2011 - Review by Cynthia Fuchs in PopMatters
March 26, 2011 - Review by Valerie Milano in Hollywood Today
December 28, 2010 - YEAR IN FILM: Digging Through the Year in Archival Footage in SF Bay Guardian
October 13, 2010 - How to Make the Grim Appear Artfully Beautiful by Mike Hale in New York Times
Fall Issue, 2010 - Poetry in Motion: Interview by Peter Bowen in FILMMAKER
October 13, 2010 - Jay Rosenblatt Keeps on Digging in The Darkness of Day by Michelle Orange in The Village Voice
October 12, 2010 - "Darkness" indeed: Jay Rosenblatt's recent films get a one-week run at MOMA--whew!" by James Van Maanen in Trust Movies
October 2010 - The Filmmaker as Therapist by George Robinson in Jewish Week
October 2010 - The Darkness of Day: Recent Films by Jay Rosenblatt in This Week in New York blog
January 2010 - Analysis of Jay Rosenblatt's Films in Senses of Cinema, Issue 53
Winter 2010 - The Tyranny of Memory: The Films of Jay Rosenblatt, Volume 1 in Documentary
October 2009 - The Films of Jay Rosenblatt, Vol. 1 DVD review in SF Chronicle.
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