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Robert Gardner (I) (1925–2014)

Robert Gardner was born on November 5, 1925 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Grosvenor Gardner. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Forest of Bliss (1986), Dead Birds (1963) and Rivers of Sand (1974). He died on June 21, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. See full bio »

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Forest of Bliss
Forest of Bliss Director
Dead Birds
Dead Birds Director
Rivers of Sand
Rivers of Sand Director
Deep Hearts
Deep Hearts Director


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 1998 Passenger (Documentary short)
 1988 Ika Hands (Documentary)
 1986 Forest of Bliss (Documentary)
 1985 Sons of Shiva (Documentary short)
 1981 Deep Hearts (Documentary)
 1976 Altar of Fire
 1974 Rivers of Sand (Documentary)
 1963 Dead Birds (Documentary)
 1957 The Hunters (Documentary)
 1952 Blunden Harbor (Short) (as Robert G. Gardner)
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Founder of the Film Study Center at Harvard University. Served as director from 1957 to 1997.

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