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Courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

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Directed by Ben Shapiro



77 minutes



Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

The meticulously composed, large-scale images of photographer Gregory Crewdson are stunning, psychological narratives of small-town American life. Shot over a decade, this documentary follows the artist during the elaborate process of staging his shoots using set-ups as complicated as moviemaking. Crewdson discusses his family background and his influences, who include Diane Arbus, Edward Hopper, and David Lynch. Speaking about his creative process, Crewdson observes, “the whole act of making art is an act of faith.”

“A brilliant new documentary about the work of one of America’s greatest living photographers.” —Flash Magazine (UK)