Frederick Wiseman

Jan 1, 1930
Boston, Massachusetts

Bio: Documentarian Frederick Wiseman has been noted for his ability to capture the nuances of life in American institutions such as prisons, hospitals, welfare offices, and high schools. He started out in 1963 by producing a fictional feature film, The Cool World, an examination of the lives of Harlem teenagers. In the beginning, Wiseman was a staunch social reformist,… More


Frederick Wiseman Videos

In Jackson Heights
2 minutes 26 seconds
National Gallery
2 minutes 53 seconds
At Berkeley
1 minutes 22 seconds
La Danse
2 minutes 6 seconds

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