Robert Greene is a highly acclaimed documentary filmmaker and author. He is best known for films such as Fake It So Real (2010), Actress (2014), and Bisbee '17 (2018).
Greene was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1976. He grew up in a middle-class family and attended Friends School of Baltimore, where he developed an interest in filmmaking. After high school, Greene attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied film production.
Greene’s first feature film, Fake It So Real, was released in 2010. The film follows a group of wrestlers in rural North Carolina and was praised for its nuanced portrait of American life.
In 2013, Greene released the critically acclaimed documentary Actress, which followed the life of former child star Brandy Burre. Actress was praised for its sensitive and compassionate portrayal of Burre.
Greene’s most recent film, Bisbee ‘17, was released in 2018. The film follows the people of Bisbee, Arizona, as they confront their dark history of racism and xenophobia. The film was nominated for numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
In addition to his filmmaking, Greene is also an accomplished author. He is the author of the books The 50th Law (2009) and Mastery (2012). Both books explore the importance of mastering one’s environment and the power of self-discipline.
Greene’s work has earned him numerous awards, including the John Cassavetes Award at the Independent Spirit Awards and the Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Greene’s films and books have earned him international recognition. He has been praised for his unique and insightful approach to documentary filmmaking, and for his thoughtful and compassionate portrayal of the human experience. Greene’s work has illuminated the beauty and complexity of human life, and has inspired countless viewers and readers around the world.