Alan Berliner

Independent filmmaker - has the uncanny ability to combine experimental cinema, artistic purpose, and popular appeal in compelling film essays, making him one of America's most acclaimed independent filmmakers. He has been the recipient of three Emmy Awards, a Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Documentary Association, and was honored with a "Storyteller Award" from the 2001 Taos Talking Picture Film Festival. Berliner's experimental documentary films, The Sweetest Sound (2001), Nobody's Business (1996), Intimate Strangers (1991), and The Family Album (1986), have been broadcast all over the world, and received awards and prizes at many major international film festivals, such as the Berlin International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.