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Morrisa Maltz
Documentary Features :: Vanguard
Running Time:52:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
4:30 PM EST
Saturday, November 10
Thalian Black

Director/Producer: Morrisa Maltz
Cinematographer: Andrew Hajek
Editor: Vanara Taing
Additional Editor: Laura Colwell
Music: Alexis&Sam
Sound: Ben Templeton

Ingrid tells the story of a successful fashion designer and mother in Texas who dropped her life and ran off to the woods in order to pursue a personal and creative one. She has since become a reclusive hermit and spends her time creating clay sculptures and art out of rocks from the nearby creek. Ingrid peels off the layers of this woman’s persona, questioning what would drive a successful fashion designer to immerse herself in nature to create and become an entirely self-sufficient woman of the woods.

Short Before the Feature: Surreal Estate // Marshall Johnson :: You probably shouldn’t buy a house without checking with your wife first.


Morrisa Maltz is an artist and filmmaker. She holds a BA from Columbia University where she majored in fine art. Her art, film, and performance work have been shown at MOCA, Los Angeles, as well as at the MCA, Santa Barbara and galleries internationally. In 2012, she created Mofones, an art product for iphone that was sold at Urban Outfitters and Museum stores worldwide. Her first film, The Caretaker, won Best Live Action Short at the 2012 LES Film Festival in New York. Her second short film, Odyssea premiered at Slamdance in 2014. Most recently, her music video for DYAN’s, Looking For Knives, was featured on Creator’s Project/ VICE. Morrisa’s first feature documentary, Ingrid, premiered at Slamdance 2018 and has screened at numerous top festivals including Atlanta Film Festival, Catalina Film Festival, and Bendfilm Festival. She is currently in production on a narrative/doc hybrid feature, The Unknown Country, a 2018 AFS grant recipient.