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Really Good Friends


Adam Sekuler


Weenta Girmay


Adam Sekuler


Adam Sekuler

In a hotel room, a woman in her sixties shares a surprising and provocative story of longing and unlikely connection. This short documentary transcends relationship norms, revealing a deeper level of closeness between a woman and her longtime friend. Sometimes it’s what you don’t see that cuts the deepest.

Director, Really Good Friends

Adam Sekuler is a filmmaker, curator, educator, and editor. Screening in forums and film festivals throughout the US and internationally, his many alternative films strike a delicate balance between stylization and naturalism, creating a poetic and lyrical form of visual storytelling. His feature-length documentary Tomorrow Never Knows won the Radical Empathy Jury Award at the Chicago Underground Film Festival where his film 36 Hours also won the Carolee Schneemann Award. He’s produced short works for Barry Jenkins, Lisandro Alonso, Josh and Benny Safdie, Valerie Massadian, Amie Siegel, and Joe Swanberg. As an editor, he’s worked with Robinson Devor, Courtney Stephens, Pacho Velez, and Stephanie Spray. He holds an MFA in Studio Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder, is the Founder and Programmer of Radar: Exchanges in Dance Film Frequencies, and was Program Director for Northwest Film Forum (Seattle). His work has screened at the BFI, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Anthology Film Archives, Walker Art Center, Seattle Art Museum, Museum of the Moving Image, and dozens of other venues around the globe.