Travis WILKERSON (1969, Denver) is an independent film director, screenwriter, producer and performance artist. He studied language and literature before making films. He is influenced by the Third Cinema movement and known for combining maximalist aesthetics and radical politics in his films. Machine Gun or Typewriter? (2015), world premiere in Locarno, was awarded Best International Feature at DokuFest and screened worldwide. Next to directing, Wilkerson is the the founding editor of Now: A Journal of Urgent Praxis. He has taught filmmaking at the University of Colorado, CalArts, Pomona College and Vassar College.
Accelerated Development: In the Idiom of Santiago Alvarez (1999, doc), National Archive V. 1 (2001, short), An Injury To One (2002, doc), Accelerated Under-Development: In the Idiom of Santiago Alvarez (2003, doc), Superior Elegy (2003, short), Who Killed Cock Robin? (2005), Distinguished Flying Cross (2011, doc), Sand Creek Equation (2012, short doc), Los Angeles Red Squad: The Communist Situation in California (2013, doc), Far From Afghanistan (2014, omnibus, segment Fragments of Dissolution), For Michael Brown (2014, short doc), Machine Gun or Typewriter? (2015), Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (2017, doc)
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