Feast of the Epiphany (Michael Koresky, Jeff Reichert, and Farihah Zaman, 2018)

Making a movie is like reaching out your hand into a void and hoping that someone else grabs it. This is reflective of the nature of cinematic collaboration, and I was lucky to have such amazing co-directors on my first film, Feast of the Epiphany, Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman. But it also feels like past art works were our secret collaborators as well: inspirations were always out there in the dark, holding our hands and steadying us when we least expected it. We weren’t always thinking about those inspirations. We set out to make something different in structure and concept: a film that was half fiction, half documentary, in which the first half was clearly written, acted, and staged, and the second half was clearly functioning within a documentary mode, but which would hopefully leave enough space for each half to…

Sauce!