New-York based, Cohen’s feature-length films include CHAIN, BENJAMIN SMOKE, INSTRUMENT, and EVENING’S CIVIL TWILIGHT IN EMPIRES OF TIN. Shorts include LOST BOOK FOUND, AMBER CITY, LITTLE FLAGS, ANNE TURITT – WORKING, BURY ME NOT. Documentaries include COUNTING, WORLD WITHOUT END (NO REPORTED INCIDENTS).
His films are in the collections of NYC’s Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum and have been broadcast by PBS, Arte, and the Sundance Channel. He’s had retrospectives at London’s NFT, BAFICI, Oberhausen, Gijon, and Spain’s Punto de Vista. Recent projects include the GRAVITY HILL NEWSREELS (about Occupy Wall Street) and WE HAVE AN ANCHOR, a portrait of Cape Breton. He has collaborated with musicians including Fugazi, Patti Smith, Terry Riley, Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Gil Shaham/Orpheus Orchestra, R.E.M., Vic Chesnutt, and the Ex, as well as writer Luc Sante.