Thom Andersen op IFFR
After a short political career Thom ANDERSEN (1943, USA) studied film at UCLA. He has been teaching Directing and Film Theory at UCLA since 1987. Together with Noël Burch he wrote Les Communistes de Hollywood: autre chose que des martyrs. At the Vancouver International Film Festival, Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) was awarded the prize for Best Documentary. In 2015, Sight & Sound picked the film as one of the 50 best documentaries of all time.
Act Without Words (1964, short), Melting (1965, short), Parallaxis - For Eadweard Muybridge (1965, short) Olivia's Place (1966, short), --- ------- (aka short line long line) (1967, short), Eadwaerd Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (1974, short), Red Hollywood (1996), Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, doc), Get out of the Car (2010, doc), Reconversão (2012, doc), The Tony Longo Trilogy (2014, short), Juke - Passages From the Films of Spencer Williams (2015, doc), The Thoughts That We Once Had (2015, doc), California Sun (2015, short)