Alex Faoro is a teacher, curator and moving image artist. His films and videos utilize 8mm, and involve concepts of home, memory and decay. His work has been exhibited at festivals, galleries and small cinemas including Anthology Film Archives, Cinemateca do MAM, Kino Palais, Pesaro Film Festival and Family Film Project. In addition to screening his own work, Alex directs and programs a small theater space - Al’s Cinematheque - where he shows a variety of domestic and foreign avant-garde films.
Alex teaches digital filmmaking classes through Reel Works Teen Filmmaking, Magic Box Productions, LEAP NYC and the Museum of the Moving Image. Additionally, he instructs super 8mm workshops with Mono No Aware, a Brooklyn based cinema-arts non-profit that has supported community filmmaking for over a decade.