Nobody Loves Me

Nobody Loves Me

Directed by Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman

In a time of rapidly dwindling global biodiversity, the animals that are earmarked for protection efforts are often those considered by humans to be the most adorable. But what happens to those many curious species under the sun that are just plain … ugly? Should only the cute survive?

Jeff Reichert is a filmmaker, critic and distributor who lives in Brooklyn, NY. His award-winning films include “Gerrymandering” (Tribeca 2010), “Remote Area Medical” (Full Frame 2013), “This Time Next Year” (Tribeca 2014) and the short “Kombit" (Sundance 2014). He is currently a co-producer on Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s “The Best Thing Going.” He the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the NEA-sponsored online film journal Reverse Shot, which is the in-house publication of Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, NY and has written for numerous publications including Film Comment, Filmmaker Magazine, Huffington Post and Indiewire.

Farihah Zaman is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, critic, and programmer who is currently the Production Manager for Field of Vision, the visual journalism unit founded by Charlotte Cook, A.J. Schnack and Laura Poitras. Her diverse background in the film industry includes working as the Acquisitions Manager at indie distribution company Magnolia Pictures, and serving as the the Program Manager of The Flaherty Seminar, organizing their historic, contentious annual event and launching a monthly screening series at Anthology Film Archives. Her first feature film is the award-winning documentary “Remote Area Medical,” which was followed by the short “Kombit" (2014 Sundance Film Festival) and second feature “This Time Next Year” (2014 Tribeca Film Festival). She currently writes for Reverse Shot, Huffington Post, Filmmaker Magazine, and AV Club, among others.

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