About

David de Rozas (1979) is a multidisciplinary artist, award-winning filmmaker, and educator based in California. His practice stands at the intersection of cinema, contemporary art, and research. Merging experimental documentary, film essay, and fiction, most of de Rozas’ work explores memory practices across the interwoven past-present-future. His films have been screened in festivals and film curated series worldwide, such as Visions du Réel, Sheffield Doc/Fest, True/False, or Kassel DocFest. He directed and produced GIVE, winning seven international awards including Best Short Documentary at FullFrame and Best Experimental at the Smithsonian African American Film Festival. The film was nationally broadcasted on P.O.V. in 2018. He is working on two features 'Here We Is' that focuses on the current Los Angeles’ Downtown explosive development and 'The Blessings of the Mystery' that explores Far West Texas environmental memories. David de Rozas received a 2020 VIA Art Fund Artist Grant and is 2021 Artist in Residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts.