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Jem Cohen works in film, video, and installation. Benjamin Smoke premiered at the 2000 Berlin Film Festival and was released theatrically in the U.S. and Europe. Instrument, a documentary made with the band, Fugazi, was chosen for the Whitney Biennial 2000. Previous films include: Lost Book Found, Little Flags, and Amber City. Cohen has worked extensively with musicians including Vic Chesnutt, R.E.M., Elliott Smith, Sparklehorse, Cat Power, Blonde Redhead, Patti Smith, and the Orpheus Orchestra with Gil Shaham. His works have been broadcast by the BBC, PBS, and The Sundance Channel, and are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (NY) and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Cohen is a Guggenheim and Rockefeller Fellow.