"'It begins around the time, when I was 41 and was wondering what to do about my biological clock, feeling it was about to explode any second and run out of time,'" as Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Film faculty member Nina Davenport described to writer Nick Cunningham. Five years ago, Davenport changed her life (as an over-40, single woman) radically by giving birth to a child. She documented the journey in her personal documentary called First Comes Love, currently being screened at the the 42nd Rotterdam Film Festival (January 23- February 3, 2013). Read the full write-up of Nina's film here.
This is an exciting time for Nina and for the newly launched MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts where Nina is a faculty member. With Faculty Chair Laura Colella and faculty member Till Schauder, the program promises to be nothing less than dynamic. VCFA recently had some great press about the new MFA in Film program. One of Vermont's premiere weekly newspapers Seven Days interviewed VCFA President Tom Greene about the program - read the article here.