Ross McElwee

Jul 21, 1947


Ross McElwee took the basic precepts of cinéma vérité and personalized them to create a unique form of documentary making that earned him much acclaim and several awards. His work is almost always autobiographical and he often films himself at some of life's most personal and awkward moments, though usually within the bounds of decency and good taste.… More


Ross McElwee Videos

Photographic Memory
2 minutes 4 seconds
Bright Leaves
3 minutes 41 seconds
Six O'clock News: This Is Barry
1 minutes 21 seconds
Charleen: These Letters
1 minutes 12 seconds

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