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Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Photographic Memory (2012)
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee examines the sometimes complex relationship he has with his smart and restless twenty-something son Adrian. McElwee travels to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany, where he spent time working as a wedding photographer's assistant at age 24, only slightly older than his
2.
In Paraguay (2008)
Documentation of the director and his family's experience of traveling to Paraguay to adopt a little girl named Mariah.
3.
Bright Leaves (2003) as Director
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
4.
Six O'Clock News (1996) as Director
A trip across America in search of the story behind televised disasters, including robberies, earthquakes, and hurricanes and the effect on the victims.
5.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Director
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
6.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Director
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
7.
Sherman's March (1986) as Director
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.
8.
Backyard (1982) as Director
Returning from MIT's new film school to his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, where his brother is leaving for medical school the next day, documentarian Ross McElwee tellingly observes the well-to-do southern milieu.
9.
Resident Exile (1981) as Director
A documentary portrait of a young Iranian who had been imprisoned for two years under the Shah and then escaped to the United States.
10.
Space Coast (1979) as Director
A dark, gothic, southern tale about the remnants of the fifties and sixties boom that brought people to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to work in the space program.

Cast (feature film)

11.
Photographic Memory (2012)
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee examines the sometimes complex relationship he has with his smart and restless twenty-something son Adrian. McElwee travels to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany, where he spent time working as a wedding photographer's assistant at age 24, only slightly older than his
12.
In Paraguay (2008)
Documentation of the director and his family's experience of traveling to Paraguay to adopt a little girl named Mariah.
13.
Bright Leaves (2003)
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
14.
Six O'Clock News (1996) as Narrator
A trip across America in search of the story behind televised disasters, including robberies, earthquakes, and hurricanes and the effect on the victims.
15.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Himself
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
16.
Sherman's March (1986) as Narration
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.

Cinematography (feature film)

17.
Photographic Memory (2012)
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee examines the sometimes complex relationship he has with his smart and restless twenty-something son Adrian. McElwee travels to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany, where he spent time working as a wedding photographer's assistant at age 24, only slightly older than his
18.
In Paraguay (2008)
Documentation of the director and his family's experience of traveling to Paraguay to adopt a little girl named Mariah.
19.
Bright Leaves (2003) as Cinematographer
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
20.
Kalahari Family Part 5: Death by Myth, A (2002)
Chronicles the lives of the Ju/'hoansi, more commonly known as "bushmen," of the Kalahari desert, in southwest Africa. During the period of 1992-2000, Namibian independence attracted vast amounts of international aid, but development programs no longer benefit Ju/'hoansi farms. We witness the power
21.
Six O'Clock News (1996) as Cinematographer
A trip across America in search of the story behind televised disasters, including robberies, earthquakes, and hurricanes and the effect on the victims.
22.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Cinematographer
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
23.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Cinematographer
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.

Writer (feature film)

24.
Photographic Memory (2012)
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee examines the sometimes complex relationship he has with his smart and restless twenty-something son Adrian. McElwee travels to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany, where he spent time working as a wedding photographer's assistant at age 24, only slightly older than his
25.
In Paraguay (2008)
Documentation of the director and his family's experience of traveling to Paraguay to adopt a little girl named Mariah.
26.
Bright Leaves (2003) as Screenwriter
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
27.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Screenwriter
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
28.
Sherman's March (1986) as Screenwriter
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.

Producer (feature film)

29.
Photographic Memory (2012)
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee examines the sometimes complex relationship he has with his smart and restless twenty-something son Adrian. McElwee travels to St. Quay-Portrieux in Brittany, where he spent time working as a wedding photographer's assistant at age 24, only slightly older than his
30.
In Paraguay (2008)
Documentation of the director and his family's experience of traveling to Paraguay to adopt a little girl named Mariah.
31.
Bright Leaves (2003) as Producer
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
32.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Producer
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
33.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Producer
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
34.
Sherman's March (1986) as Producer
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.
35.
Space Coast (1979) as Producer
A dark, gothic, southern tale about the remnants of the fifties and sixties boom that brought people to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to work in the space program.

Editing (feature film)

36.
Bright Leaves (2003) as Editor
North Carolina produces more tobacco than any other state in America. Here the filmmaker describes a journey taken across the social, economic, and psychological tobacco terrain of North Carolina by a native Carolinian, Ross McElwee, whose great-grandfather created the famous brand of tobacco known
37.
Six O'Clock News (1996) as Editor
A trip across America in search of the story behind televised disasters, including robberies, earthquakes, and hurricanes and the effect on the victims.
38.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Editor
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
39.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Editor
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
40.
Sherman's March (1986) as Editor
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.

Sound (feature film)

41.
Time Indefinite (1993) as Sound Recordist
Premise is similar to, though not as comic as, McElwee's previous film "Sherman's March" (USA/1986). McElwee documents his own life and those close to him as he explores the meaning of his marriage and the deaths of two family members.
42.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991) as Sound
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
43.
Sherman's March (1986) as Sound Recording
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

44.
Space Coast (1979) as Production Crew
A dark, gothic, southern tale about the remnants of the fifties and sixties boom that brought people to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to work in the space program.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

45.
Playing the Part (1995)
An angst-ridden, yet humorous, essay by a young lesbian filmmaker who depicts her attempts to juggle her happiness against her parents' expectations.
46.
Something To Do With the Wall (1991)
A documentary focusing on the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall in 1986, and its fall in 1989.
47.
Sherman's March (1986)
Ross McElwee documents his march, akin to Admiral Sherman's, from North Carolina through the South, in search of true romance.

Special Thanks (feature film)

48.
Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995) as Thanks
"Troublesome Creek" tells its story through the eyes of the filmmaker Jeanne Jordan's family. We learn the Jordan's history through the years, much of it filled with the trappings of classic western mythology--good guys and bad guys, showdowns and victories. But the showdowns they face today are not

Director (special)

49.
Six O'Clock News (1997) as Director
Filmmaker Ross McElwee investigates the aftermath of the life-shattering events reported every day on the evening news. Moving beyond the graphic television images of violence and natural disasters, McElwee seeks out the individuals whose lives have been inexplicably altered by hurricanes, tornadoes

Cast (special)

50.
Betting on the Market (1997)
Traces the seduction of millions of Americans into the stock market directly or through mutual funds and looks at its implications for the nation.

Producer (special)

51.
Six O'Clock News (1997) as Producer
Filmmaker Ross McElwee investigates the aftermath of the life-shattering events reported every day on the evening news. Moving beyond the graphic television images of violence and natural disasters, McElwee seeks out the individuals whose lives have been inexplicably altered by hurricanes, tornadoes

Special Thanks (special)

52.
Just For the Ride (1996) as Special Thanks
At look at the world of female-rodeo competition.

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