Kirby Dick

Active - 1985 - 2018  |   Born - Aug 23, 1952 in Tucson, Arizona, United States  |   Genres - Culture & Society

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  • Chain Camera (2001), his documentary film about the lives of Los Angeles high school students, was made entirely with footage shot by students from John Marshall High School.
  • In 2006, received the Producer Guild of America's Stanley Kramer award.
  • Often uses a cinéma vérité style of filmmaking and encourages his subjects to record their own footage.
  • Co-founder of Chain Camera Pictures.
  • Known for his documentary films and investigative journalism.
  • Has explored themes of hypocrisy, secrecy and human sexuality.