Pablo Frasconi

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Pablo Frasconi (born 1952) is an independent filmmaker who has received numerous grants and fellowships regionally and nationally for film production, including from the National Endowment for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Film Institute. He teaches production workshops, experimental film, and how to originate and develop ideas for film at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts [SCA], in Los Angeles.

Frasconi's films,[1][2] Survival of a Small City, Towards The Memory of a Revolution and The Woodcuts of Antonio Frasconi[3][4] have been broadcast on PBS and are distributed by the Museum of Modern Art, The American Federation of Arts and Filmmakers’ Library. His films are in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum of Modern Art, the New York Public Library and the Virginia Museum of Arts. His recent film The Longing premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Frasconi is currently working on an adaptation of Thoreau’s writings.

Prior to joining SCA, Frasconi taught at the New School for Social Research and the State University of New York at Purchase.


  1. ^ "The Eye of the Earth". The Center for Independent Documentary. Retrieved February 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ Farrelly, Peter T. (May 22, 1981). "Two Local Artists Credited With Film Portrayal Of Sono". The Hour. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Fay, Francis X., Jr. (May 27, 1977). "Flavor, Spirit At Rowayton Show". The Hour. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Master of the Woodcut". Toledo Blade. August 30, 1992. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 

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