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Frederick Wiseman


Born in 1930, Wiseman is a Cambridge, Massachusetts resident and member of the Massachusetts Bar Association who turned to filmmaking in 1967, after years as an instructor and/or researcher at Boston University, Brandeis University, and Harvard. In 1970 he founded Zipporah Films, Inc., which continues to distribute his documentaries. Wiseman has ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 32 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Titicut Follies Director
(1967)
At Berkeley Director
(2013)
Belfast, Maine Director
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018 Monrovia, Indiana (Documentary)
 2015 In Jackson Heights (Documentary)
 2014 National Gallery (Documentary)
 2005-2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- At Berkeley (2014)
 2013 At Berkeley (Documentary)
 2011 Crazy Horse (Documentary)
 2010 Boxing Gym (Documentary)
 2009 La danse (Documentary)
 2007 State Legislature (Documentary)
 2005 The Garden (Documentary)
 2002 Domestic Violence 2 (Documentary)
 2001 Domestic Violence (Documentary)
 1999 Belfast, Maine (Documentary)
 1997 Public Housing (Documentary)
 1995 Ballet (Documentary)
 1994 Zoo (Documentary)
 1994 High School II (Documentary)
 1991 Aspen (Documentary)
 1990 Central Park (Documentary)
 1989 Near Death (Documentary)
 1988 Missile (Documentary)
 1987 Blind (Documentary)
 1986 Adjustment & Work (Documentary)
 1986 Deaf (Documentary)
 1986 Multi-Handicapped (Documentary)
 1986 Racetrack (Documentary)
 1984 The Store (Documentary)
 1981 Model (Documentary)
 1980 Manoeuvre (Documentary)
 1978 Sinai Field Mission (Documentary)
 1977 Canal Zone (Documentary)
 1976 Meat (Documentary)
 1975 Welfare (Documentary)
 1974 Primate (Documentary)
 1973 Juvenile Court (Documentary)
 1972 Essene (Documentary)
 1971 Basic Training (Documentary)
 1971 I Miss Sonia Henie (Short)
 1970 NET Journal (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Hospital (1970)
 1970 Hospital (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Law and Order (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 High School (Documentary)
 1967 Titicut Follies (Documentary)
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I like to think that I approach each subject with an open mind, because for me, there's no reason to make a film if I already have a thesis. I don't like to make thesis-oriented films. In one sense, the final film is a report on what I've learned as a consequence of making the film. See more »

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Trained as a lawyer. See more »

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His works are principally concerned with issues of control and issues of authority See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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