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Kristen Anchor


Kristen Anchor was the founding Director of Creative Alliance MovieMakers, curating the screenings program and producing programs and workshops to support local filmmakers and the filmmaking community in Baltimore for 9 years. She is currently pursuing her MFA in UMBC’s Imaging & Digital Arts program. Anchor is a frequent panelist, moderator and presenter for film and video events and organizations, including: Maryland Film Festival, Experimental Television Center (Owego, NY), Morgan State University, Mix NYC, Art Institute of Portland, Hallwalls (Buffalo, NY), and MicroCineFest (Baltimore). She is a co-founder of the award-winning queer cabaret Charm City Kitty Club, is a video/installation artist, plays drums for Baltimore’s all-girl garage band The Degenerettes, and is the creator of the out of this world performance duo Monster Drummer Thunderupagus. She’s toured the US with films and music and her video work is featured in several DVD compilations including ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969-2009, Films About Nothing, Hondance , and Creative Capitalism’s Notebook.