Charlie Minn

Charlie Minn

Director, Screenplay


Charlie Minn is an American filmmaker, documentary director, and producer. He is best known for his work on the documentaries “A Massacre Foretold”, “El Paso Strong” and “The El Paso Shooting: A Survivor’s Story”.

Charlie Minn was born in El Paso, Texas. He has been making films since he was in high school, and his passion for film has only grown since then. He attended the University of Texas at El Paso and has a degree in Cinematic Arts.

Minn's career in film started in the late 1990s with the film “The El Paso Shooting: A Survivor’s Story”, which was about the 1999 mass shooting in El Paso. The film was well-received by audiences and critics alike and led to Minn's first feature-length film, “A Massacre Foretold”, which was released in 2001. The film was a success and earned Minn an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature.

Since then, Minn has gone on to make numerous documentaries, including “El Paso Strong” about the 2019 mass shooting in El Paso, “The Killing of a Mexican American” about a murder in Juarez, Mexico, and “The Border Wall” about the US-Mexico border wall. Additionally, he has directed a number of narrative films, including “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Legend of La Llorona”.

In addition to his filmmaking career, Minn is also an active member of the El Paso community. He has been involved in several charitable initiatives in El Paso, and in 2019, he was awarded the El Pasoan of the Year award for his work in the community.

Charlie Minn is a talented filmmaker and producer who has dedicated his career to exploring and telling stories about the borderlands. His films have been praised for their honest and moving stories, and he has become an important voice in the El Paso community.

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