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Fire Emergencies

Filmstill from the Film "Fire Emergencies" by Kevin Jerome Everson.  a man slides down a fire pole.
© Kevin Jerome Everson
  • Director

    Kevin Jerome Everson

  • USA / 2021
    3 min.

  • Original language

    English subtitles

FIRE EMERGENCIES is firefighter Derron Everson stating the most requested emergencies in the city of Columbus Ohio.

Kevin Jerome Everson has an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron and is Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. His work encompasses painting, sculpture, photography, and film - including eleven features and over 200 short form works. Recent retrospectives and solo exhibitions include the Halle für Kunst, Graz, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Tate Modern, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul. Everson is the recipient of several awards, grants, and numerous fellowships.

Production Madeleine Molyneaux, Kevin Jerome Everson. Production company Picture Palace Pictures (New York, USA). Written and directed by Kevin Jerome Everson. Cinematography Kevin Jerome Everson. Editing Kevin Jerome Everson. With Derron Everson. 


selection (starting 2015): 2015: Production Material Handler, A Saturday Night in Mansfield Ohio 2 (2 min.), Grand Finale (5 min.), Three Quarters (5 min., Forum Expanded 2015), Regal Unlimited (3 min.), Smooth Surface (3 min.), Three Items a Shelf (4 min.), Park Lanes (480 min.), It Seems to Hang On (20 min.). 2016: Oscar at 8903 Empire (2 min.), 8903 Empire (480 min.), Auditioning for Nathaniel (14 min.), Lost Nothing (4 min.), Threshold Spondee / Discrimination N66#1 (5 min.), Shadeena (5 min.), Ears, Nose and Throat (11 min.), We Demand (4 min., Forum Expanded 2016). 2017: Tonsler Park (82 min.), Brown and Clear (8 min.), Carrs Down South (3 min.), R-15 (5 min.), Rams 23 Blue Bears 21 (8 min.). 2018: Round Seven (19 min.), Rhino (23 min.), Polly One (6 min.), Polly Two (12 min.). 2019: Traveling Shoes (7 min., Forum Expanded 2019), Music from the Edge of Allegheny Plateau (7 min.), Condor (8 min.). 2020: Recovery (10 min., Forum Expanded 2020). 2021: Lago Gatún (60 min.), East Technical High School (Rekord) (3 min.), The I and S of Lives (6 min.), May June July (8 min.). 2022: Weidle’s (3 min.), Chelsea 5124 (3 min.), Fire Emergencies, Patent 1,571,148 (5 min.), Hazel (24 min.).

Bonus Material

  • Filmstill from the Film "Fire Emergencies". A man slides down a fire pole.

    Director’s Statement

    Using an anecdote from his youth, Kevin Jerome Everson explains how to make a work of art

  • Filmstill from the Film "Fire Emergencies" by Kevin Jerome Everson.  a man slides down a fire pole.


    Firefighter Derron Everson states the most requested emergencies in the city of Columbus, Ohio.

Program Schedule

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