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Ross Mcelwee

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Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Profession: Director ...
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1974:
Made first film, short "20,000,000 Missing Persons"
1979:
Made first feature, "Space Coast"
1981:
Began filming "Sherman's March" a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of destruction through the South during the Civil War (released 1986)
1982:
Became teacher-in-residence at Harvard
1991:
Helmed the documentry "Something to Do with the Wall" about the Berlin Wall
1993:
Directed and starred in "Time Indefinite" a continuation of his film "Sherman's March"
1996:
Helmed "Six O'Clock News" a documentary about a man who carries a film camera around most of the time and films the events of his life
2004:
Wrote and directed the documentry "Bright Leaves"; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Documentary

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