‘Saint Clair Cemin, Psyche’ is the art documentary you need to see
Saint Clair Cemin, Psyche is a documentary directed by Svetlana Cemin. The film was filmed over the course of five years and in four different countries. Saint Clair Cemin, Psyche follows the Brazilian artist Saint Clair Cemin and a reflection on the artist’s creation of a marble boat called Psyche.
The film starts in an art studio in Brooklyn, New York and ends in Cleveland, Ohio. However the documentary also takes us to Beiking, Zurich, and even the Amazon region of Brazil.
The director, Svetlana Cemin, was born in Belgrade, Serbia and lives in New York. She is a producer, director, and the founder of production studio 610FILM. 610FILM is based in Brooklyn. Cemin has worked both as a fashion model and as an actress before becoming an award-winning filmmaker.
Cemin enjoys creating experimental art films as well as documentaries and feature films which promote the work of other artists and art in general. Other films Cemin has worked on include Adam Fuss, A Landscape of Imagination, a documentary which won a Film Festival 2018 Best Documentary award among others. And Love is All that Matters, a short film which won Best Short Film in Stockholm in 2017.
About Saint Clair Cemin, Psyche Svetlana Cemin says it, “was filmed in four different countries over a period of five years. I was privileged to be able to develop the story about making the masterpiece, a marble boat Psyche, in collaboration with some extraordinarily talented people, my crew including who had made this remarkable journey between China, Brazil, Switzerland, and the USA.”