CLOISTERS is a short film in five episodes inspired by Medieval spiritual leaders.

The project is designed for video installation and is intended to be viewed during a time-based / durational gallery exhibition. The film includes durational performance and performance art I directed and filmed with the ensemble Pioneers Go East Collective.

Direction and cinematography by Gian Marco Lo Forte; Stop animation by Abby Felder; additional cinematography by Silvia Forni and Meg Rethicker; music by John Sully, Hao Bai, Adam Cuthbert. The project features dancers Maura Nguyen Donohue, Brian Walters, Gina De May, and Marina Celander.