The Private Life of a Cat

The Private Life of a Cat Maya Deren. Amateur is a Lover
From 16th September to 27th October | online on MyMovies

Every evening, before going to bed, around two o’clock, Maya Deren went for a walk with her cats along the Hudson River. The Private Life of a Cat was directed with her husband Sasha Hammid and is an “intimate study” of the childbirth of their cat Glamour Girl in their New York flat on Morton Street.


Filmed entirely at cat eye level, the close-ups intentionally exclude any human presence and render an autonomous, free feline world, capable of surviving and generating life without the help of owners.



In collaboration with Re:Voir Video.


Maya Deren, Sasha Hammid

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