Missing People documentary by David Shapiro

February, 26, 2016
4:15 p.m. - Artist Talk, University Art Museum, UAlbany
7:00 p.m. - Screening and Q&A, Page Hall

Both events are co-sponsored NYSWI and School of Criminal Justice.

Missing People is a nonfiction mystery about an enigmatic woman investigating her brother's long unsolved murder, while obsessively collecting and researching the violent work and life of an outsider artist from New Orleans. As these parallel narratives intertwine, shocking events unfold.

Shapiro’s visual art has been exhibited extensively in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including shows at MoMA in New York City, the Tate Modern in London, the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, Florida, and the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been profiled and reviewed on NPR, BBC, CNN, in the New York Times, The New Yorker and numerous publications. Missing People was selected as winner of Best Documentary at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival and received Special Mention at the 2015 DOCNYC. www.missingpeoplefilm.com