Grace Patterson is a 22 year old queer filmmaker from the San Francisco Bay Area. Patterson primarily works in video and installation. Her experimental films explore topics such as her grandma’s involvement in the psychic emergence movement of the 1970s, Patterson grappling with her own grief in relation to the Pulse Nightclub Massacre, to her grandpa coping with his recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Since 2015 she has been directing, editing, and producing short films. Her films have been featured in six film festivals, including the Bright Ideas Film Festival in Berkeley, CA, and the Katalyst Film Festival in London. She is pursuing a BA in Art & Technology and a BA in Communications at Mills College, and is set to graduate in Spring 2021.