Leah Bedrosian Peterson is an interdisciplinary artist who works in film, 2D animtaion, photography, and drawing. Her artwork deals with issues of cultural identity and questions the role of fantasy in our daily lives. She has exhibited and screened both nationally and internationally, most recently in Geneva, Switzerland; Triberg, Germany; Atlanta, GA.; Chicago, Ill.; Philadelphia, PA; Austin, TX; Washington, D.C.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Medellin, Columbia.
Bedrosian Peterson teaches filmmaking and video art at Lycoming College. She received an M.F.A. in studio art from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and a B.F.A. in photography and art history from Pratt Institute.
Director's Choice Award/Official Selection
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Black Maria Film Festival
New Jersey City, NJ
2019
Women Film Critic Choice Nominee / Official Selection
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Socially Relevant Film Festival New York
New York, NY
2019
Official Selection
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University Film and Video Association
Minneapolis, MN
2019
Official Selection
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Arizona International Film Festival
Tuscon
2019
Official Selection
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Armenian Film Festival Australia
Sydney and Melbourne
2019
Official Selection
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KIN International Women's Film Festival
Yerevan
2019
Semi-Finalist
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LosAngeles Cine Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2018
Finalist
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DaVinci International Film Festival
Santa Monica, CA
2018
Official Selection
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Austin Spotlight Film Festival
Austin, Texas
2018
Official Selection
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Atlanta Shortsfest
Atlanta, Georgia
2018
Semi-Finalist
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Animayo
Gran Canaria
2018
Official Selection
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Rockport Film Festival
Rockport, TX
2018
Official Selection
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Montana International Film Festival
Billings
2018
Official Selection
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Alexandria Film Festival
Alexandria, Virgina
2018
1st place Audience Award/Official Selection
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Florida Animation Festival
Tallahasee
2018
Nominee for Best Animated Short/Official Selection
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Arpa International Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
2018
Official Selection
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Pomegranate International Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018