Jennifer Fox is an internationally acclaimed director, producer, and camera-woman. Her first film, BEIRUT: THE LAST HOME MOVIE premiered at the Berlin Film Festival (1988) and Sundance Film Festival (1988) and won seven international awards, including the Grand Prize for Best Documentary Film and Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival and Le Premiere Prix for Best Documentary at the Cinema Du Reel Festival, Paris (1988).
She produced, directed and shot the groundbreaking ten-hour PBS/BBC/ARTE series AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY, which screened in its full 10-hour form at festivals internationally, including the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals (1999). She co-produced, directed and shot the acclaimed six-part film, FLYING CONFESSIONS OF A FREE WOMAN through a unique Danish co-production, funded by the Danish Film Institute and a Creative Capital Grant.
Her recent feature documentary, MY REINCARNATION, was filmed over 20 years. The film is an ARTE co-production and aired in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Israel, Switzerland, and as the Season Opener on PBS’s prime series, POV and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2013.
Fox has had numerous retrospectives of her films over the last years, including the 2012 Film Podium in Zurich, Switzerland, and the Kino Kunstmuseum in Bern, Switzerland. She is the subject of three films on filmmaking, TO HECK WITH HOLLYWOOD, CINEMA VERITE: THE DEFINING MOMENT AND CAPTURING REALITY: THE ART OF THE DOCUMENTARY. (8/14)
Beirut: The Last Home Movie
A film by Jennifer Fox, 1988, 120 min., Color
BEIRUT: THE LAST HOME MOVIE is an imaginative film which challenges documentary form and concepts of reality by exposing a personal response to a glob...