16-22 November 2015


Jem Cohen

Country: United States
Year: 2015
Format: Digital
Length: 112 min
Image: Colour
Language: English
Subtitles: Catalan

Production company: Gravity Hill Films
Producer: Jem Cohen, Patti Smith, Ryan Krivoshey, Graham Swindoll, Peter Sillen, Brendan Doyle, Paolo Calamita
Screenplay: Jem Cohen
Photography: Jem Cohen
Editor: Jem Cohen
Sound: Jem Cohen

Contact: info@cinemaguild.com


In fifteen chapters shot in locations including Moscow, New York and Istanbul, Counting merges city symphony, diary film and personal/political essay to create a vivid portrait of contemporary life. Counting observes street life, light and time, noting not only surveillance and overdevelopment but also resistance and its phantoms as manifested in music, animals and everyday magic.


Jem Cohen (1962) is a New York–based filmmaker whose feature films include Museum Hours, screened at l'AlternativaChain and Instrument. His films form part of the collections at the MoMA and the Whitney Museum and have been broadcast by PBS, Arte and the Sundance Channel.




  1. Berlinale Forum
  2. BAM Cinemafest
  3. Festival Internacional de Cine de San SebastiŠn