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Mark Cousins was born on May 3, 1965 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. He is a director and writer, known for The Eyes of Orson Welles (2018), The First Movie (2009) and Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (2018). See full bio »

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 2022 My Name Is Alfred Hitchcock (Documentary)
 2022 March on Rome (Documentary)
 2021 The Storms of Jeremy Thomas (Documentary)
 2021 The Story of Looking (Documentary)
 2021 Dear Paul Schrader, Thank You for 'Light Sleeper' (Video documentary short)
 2020 Alexander's Film (Documentary short)
 2020 40 Days to Learn Film (Documentary)
 2019 Storm in My Heart (Documentary)
 2018 The Eyes of Orson Welles (Documentary)
 2016 Bigger than the Shining (Documentary)
 2016 Eisenstein on Lawrence (Short)
 2015 I Am Belfast (Documentary)
 2014 The Place (Short)
 2014 The Film That Buys the Cinema (Documentary)
 2014 Life May Be (Documentary)
 2013 Here Be Dragons (Documentary)
 2013 A Story of Children and Film (Documentary)
 2012 What Is This Film Called Love? (Documentary)
 2009 The First Movie (Documentary)
 2008 First Impressions (Video documentary short)
 2008 The New Ten Commandments (Documentary)
 2005 On the Road with Kiarostami (Documentary short)
 2005 Cinema Iran (TV Movie documentary)
 1997-2003 Scene by Scene (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- John Sayles (2003)
- Jeanne Moreau (2002)
- Dennis Hopper (2001)
- Jeff Bridges (2001)
 1994 I Know Where I'm Going! Revisited (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Co-editor of 'Imagining Reality: The Faber Book of Documentary'. See more »

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Cinema is an empathy machine. See more »


He was a guest curator at the 'Eye Cinematheque' in Amsterdam. See more »


His voice and distinctive accent

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