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Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Film/Video

Image courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

Image courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

Image courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

(Ben Shapiro, 2012)

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Tue, Jan 29, 2013 7 PM

Acclaimed photographer Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium. Inspired by a range of influences including David Lynch, Alfred Hitchcock, Diane Arbus, and Edward Hopper, Crewdson creates meticulously composed images that offer eerily imagined narratives of small-town American life. Produced over a decade with unprecedented access to the artist, Brief Encounters is a compelling look at both Crewdson’s process and his riveting images. (77 mins., HDCAM)