Ross McElwee (United States)

Ross McElwee is an American documentary filmmaker known for his autobiographical films about his family and personal life, usually interwoven with an episodic journey that intersects with larger political or philosophical issues. Cultural aspects of his Southern upbringing are present in his humorous and often self-deprecating films. He received the Career Award at the 2007 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.


Filmography:
Space Coast (1979) co-director Michel Negroponte
Charleen (1980)
Resident Exile (1981) co-director Alex Anthony and Michel Negroponte
Backyard (1984)
Sherman's March (1986)
Something to Do with the Wall (1990) co-director Marilyn Levine
Time Indefinite (1993)
Six O'Clock News (1997)
Bright Leaves (2003)
In Paraguay (2008)
Photographic Memory (2011)

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.