Rob Epstein

Rob Epstein

Director, Writer, Producer

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Rob Epstein, also credited as Robert P. Epstein (born April 6, 1955, New Jersey, USA) is an non-fiction filmmaker, director, producer, writer and editor. Epstein has won two Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature for the films The Times of Harvey Milk and Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt. He has also won four national Emmy Awards, three Peabody Awards, two DuPont Columbia Journalism awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship and numerous other awards for his documentary films.

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Birthday

April 6, 1955

Place of birth

New Jersey, United States

Known for

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The Times of Harvey Milk

A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay cou... Read more

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Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt

In the late 1970s, a mysterious new disease began infecting and killing gay men. Common Threads t... Read more

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Paragraph 175

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the... Read more

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The Battle of AMFAR

When AIDS struck in the early 1980s, a scientist and a movie star did not have to respond - but t... Read more

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And the Oscar Goes To...

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And th... Read more

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Underground Zero

A collection of shorts made by various directors in response to 9/11. Read more

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The Celluloid Closet

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes ... Read more

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Word Is Out

More than two dozen men and women of various backgrounds, ages, and races talk to the camera abou... Read more