Jerome Hiler

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Born1943 (age 80–81)
New York City, U.S.A.
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materPratt Institute
  • Experimental filmmaker
  • Painter
  • Stain glass artist
Years active1963-present
Partner(s)Nathaniel Dorsky

Jerome Hiler, born in New York City in 1943, is an experimental filmmaker, painter and stain glass artist who has has been making films since 1963[1]. He began his creative life as a painter and student of Natalia Pohrebinska at Pratt Institute[2]. Wheeler Winston Dixon has described his films as “everyday objects, places, things and people are transformed into integers of light, creating a sinuous tapestry of restless imagistic construction”.

Life and career

Hiler began his film making career along side Robert Cowan as a projectionist at The Filmmaker Cinematheque at 125 West 41st St, in New York City.[3] He was the first projectionist for Any Warhol's The Chelsea Girls, having projected that film more than 150 times.[4][5] He has been the life long partner of fellow filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky.[6]


  • Fool’s Spring (Two Personal Gifts) [co-made with Nathaniel Dorsky] (1966)
  • Library [co-made with Nathaniel Dorsky] (1970)
  • Gladly Given (1997)
  • Target Rock (2000)
  • Music Makes a City (2010)
  • Words of Mercury (2011)
  • In the Stone House (1967-70/2012)
  • New Shores (1979-90/2012)
  • Misplacement (2013)
  • Bagatelle II (1964-2016)
  • Marginalia (2016)

In the media



  1. "Luminosity – The Films of Jerome Hiler". Harvard Film Archive. Retrieved 2020-05-20.
  2. "CC50 | Canyon Cinema". Retrieved 2020-05-20.
  3. Anderson, Steve (July 1999). ": The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of 1960s American Experimental Cinema . Wheeler Winston Dixon". Film Quarterly. 52 (4): 44–45. doi:10.1525/fq.1999.52.4.04a00090. ISSN 0015-1386.
  4. Dargis, Manohla (2015-09-24). "For Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler, Film Is the Star". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-05-20.
  5. Cinematheque, San Francisco (2014-10-13), The Chelsea Girls: An Interview with Jerome Hiler, retrieved 2020-05-20
  6. "P. Adams Sitney on Jerome Hiler's Words of Mercury". Retrieved 2020-05-20.

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