Born 1930 in San Francisco in a family of Swedish immigrants, Robert Nelson studied painting at San Francisco State University and the California School of Fine Arts – where he was introduced to a circle of Bay Area artists that converged into the California Funk Art movement of the 1960s. “This
In a time when much of American Independent Cinema falls on a spectrum with self-satisfied irony on one end and unabashed sentimentality on the other, David Gordon Green defies type. Orienting from the mantra “If I ever make anything clever, you can shoot me,” Green rose to prominence with emotio
Hal Hartley is an American film director, writer, and pioneer of the independent film movement, who was educated at the State University of New York at Purchase.
Though gently provocative and self-effacing, there had been evidence of a radicalized social engagement in Hartley’s earliest features
Consistently derided as quirky, Wes Anderson's career as a filmmaker has been enviable, lucky, charming and always evolving. What began with the simple, misshapen (but elegant) not-quite-caper film BOTTLE ROCKET, with its focus on friendships not crime, continues to grow and to dream big and to encom