Frederick Wiseman is the recipient of a 2016 Governor’s Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! The Honorary Award is given to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.
From The Academy:
“The Honorary Award was created for artists like Jackie Chan, Anne Coates, Lynn Stalmaster and Frederick Wiseman – true pioneers and legends in their crafts,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “The Board is proud to honor their extraordinary achievements, and we look forward to celebrating with them at the Governors Awards in November.
“From his home base in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Wiseman has made one film almost every year since 1967, illuminating lives in the context of social, cultural and government institutions. He created a sensation with his first documentary feature, TITICUT FOLLIES, which went behind the scenes at Bridgewater State Hospital for the criminally insane. The film established an unobtrusive, observational storytelling style that has strongly identified his work, from the gritty (LAW AND ORDER, PUBLIC HOUSING, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) to the uplifting (LA DANSE, NATIONAL GALLERY, IN JACKSON HEIGHTS).”
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MONROVIA, INDIANA comes home!Frederick Wiseman's MONROVIA, INDIANA comes to cities and towns across Indiana in November.
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MONROVIA, INDIANA Premieres at Film Forum October 26Following rave reviews at Venice and Toronto, Frederick Wiseman's latest film comes to Film Forum! Watch the trailer here, exclusive from IndieWire.
EX LIBRIS now available on DVD and Blu-ray!Celebrate National Library Week (April 8-14) by purchasing a copy of Frederick Wiseman's latest documentary, about the New York Public Library.
Frederick Wiseman named Charles Eliot Norton Professor of PoetryThe first filmmaker to give a Norton Lecture at Harvard University, Frederick Wiseman will present The Search for Story, Structure, and Meaning in Documentary Film: Part I on January 29, and Part II on February 5. Lectures are free, but tickets are required.
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Upcomings Events & Lectures
Sunday November 4 to Saturday November 24, 2018
Friday November 9 to Sunday November 18, 2018
Friday November 9 to Wednesday November 21, 2018
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