SEGAL CINEMATICS

Welcome to the cinema.

Recent Films

Jarred

You never know when it’s the last kiss, so she keeps one in a jar just in case. A romantic drama about love, loss, and time.

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Gemini

I apply W.E.B. Du Bois’ theory of double consciousness to the dual nature of queer identity in this dramatic scene in which a guy tries on make-up.

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The Elements

An experimental short that represents four stages of grief through the four natural elements.

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And Many More…

For all films, go here.

For 2020 films, go here.

For 2019 films, go here.

For my greatest hits, go here.

Poetry

Stained Glass

An ongoing slam poetry series about my experiences as a gay teenager.


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All of my poems can be found on the Poetry page.

Blog Posts

Gemini: Composed of Two

There is nothing more frightening as a filmmaker than exposing one’s own vulnerabilities. “Gemini” is weird for me to discuss. It was a mode of expressing a sector of myself I still don’t quite understand. One I may not even yet approve. But that’s why it was a story so vital for me to share. … Continue reading Gemini: Composed of Two

Theatre on Film: Two Media Unite

Both theatre and film have reeled me in. That shouldn’t be surprising: they are intrinsically connected as media. Both weave stories through performances, visuals, and sound; both utilize nuances of these elements to set tone; and both, in their most refined forms, pull the audience from their seats and pretend they’re elsewhere, forcing them to … Continue reading Theatre on Film: Two Media Unite

A Cleansing: Written by Us All

A sci-fi drama about conversion therapy. I mixed this unlikely brew in “A Cleansing,” a film I wrote and directed at NJ Film School this season. The film cuts between two loosely connected scenes which, together, display the experience of hating part of oneself, of seeking relinquishment from one’s true being: a deeply internal conflict shared … Continue reading A Cleansing: Written by Us All

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