GOOD TALK WITH FILMMAKER LINDA J. BROWN
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Director of YOU SEE ME
Linda Brown is a recipient of a Kodak Vision Award for cinematography, a Kodak Education Award and a Fulbright Scholar. She received an MFA degree at Temple University and studied cinematography at the American Film Institute (AFI). Her credits include LUCKY BASTARD, SEXUAL TENSION, TRUST DANCE and AMERICAN BEAUTIES: IN PURSUIT OF ART, which she also produced. Brown shot WALKING TO WALDHEIM with Doris Roberts and episodes of SHOWTIME’S WOMEN: STORIES OF PASSION, plus various documentaries and music videos throughout her long career. Brown’s latest documentary, YOU SEE ME is a brave film that documents the essence of the human condition and seeks to face the past with courage in order to change the future. What begins as an intimate, autobiographical story about caregiving, loss and grief evolves into a universal look at the impact of trauma, the tragedy of mental illness and the meaning of family. YOU SEE ME has screened internationally at over three dozen festivals and was nominated or won awards at a dozen including Richmond, Macon, Madrid and Columbia Gorge International Festivals. She has taught at AFI, Maine Media Workshops, City University of Hong Kong, Temple University, Malaysia Multi- Media University, and the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts. Linda is presently an Associate Professor at USC School of Cinematic Arts and Head of the Cinematography track.