James Benning

James Benning

Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1942-12-28 (80 years old)

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Biography

James Benning (born 1942) is an American independent filmmaker and educator. Over the course of his 40-year career Benning has made over twenty-five feature-length films that have shown in many different venues across the world. Since 1987, he has taught at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). He is known as a minimalist filmmaker.

Filmography

All 92

Movies 92

Director 76

Self 7

Writter 1

Narrator 1

Director
ALLENSWORTH

ALLENSWORTH (2022)

Movie
Director
TEN YEARS LATER

TEN YEARS LATER (2022)

Movie
Director
Exquisite Moving Corpse

Exquisite Moving Corpse (2022)

Movie
Director
The United States of America

The United States of America (2022)

Movie
Self
Benning's Dream

Benning's Dream (2021)

Movie
Director
From Bakersfield to Mojave

From Bakersfield to Mojave (2021)

Movie
Director
Dancing in the Street, 11 grados de separación

Dancing in the Street, 11 grados de separación (2020)

Movie
Director
On Paradise Road

On Paradise Road (2020)

Movie
Director
PLACE

PLACE (2020)

Movie
Leatherman
She Dies Tomorrow

She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

Movie
5.5
Director
Maggie's Farm

Maggie's Farm (2020)

Movie
Director
中孚 61. The Inner Truth

中孚 61. The Inner Truth (2019)

Movie
Director
daylight

daylight (2019)

Movie
Director
two moons

two moons (2019)

Movie
Director / Himself / Producer
Telemundo

Telemundo (2018)

Movie
Director
after Traylor. Thoreau cabin (2008-2018)

after Traylor. Thoreau cabin (2008-2018) (2018)

Movie
Director
glory

glory (2018)

Movie
Director
Birth of a Nation

Birth of a Nation (2018)

Movie
Self
L. Cohen

L. Cohen (2018)

Movie
Director
Readers

Readers (2017)

Movie
Director
Untitled Fragments

Untitled Fragments (2017)

Movie
Director
Ash 01

Ash 01 (2016)

Movie
Director
scorched earth

scorched earth (2016)

Movie
Director
thinking of red

thinking of red (2016)

Movie
Director
wavelength

wavelength (2016)

Movie
Director
Fall Equinox

Fall Equinox (2016)

Movie
Director
Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox (2016)

Movie
Director
Measuring Change

Measuring Change (2016)

Movie
Director
Fresh Air

Fresh Air (2016)

Movie
Thanks
Santa Teresa & Other Stories

Santa Teresa & Other Stories (2015)

Movie
Director
Perimeter

Perimeter (2015)

Movie
Director
Concord Woods

Concord Woods (2014)

Movie
Director
Natural History

Natural History (2014)

Movie
Director
US 41

US 41 (2014)

Movie
Director
HF

HF (2014)

Movie
Director
signs

signs (2014)

Movie
Director
FUCK ME (green)

FUCK ME (green) (2014)

Movie
Director
FUCK ME (orange)

FUCK ME (orange) (2014)

Movie
The Father
Coming to Terms

Coming to Terms (2013)

Movie
Self
Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (2013)

Movie
Director
BNSF

BNSF (2013)

Movie
Director
The War

The War (2012)

Movie
Director
Stemple Pass

Stemple Pass (2012)

Movie
Director
Postscript

Postscript (2012)

Movie
Director
Nightfall

Nightfall (2012)

Movie
Writer
All That She Surveys

All That She Surveys (2012)

Movie
Director
One Way Boogie Woogie

One Way Boogie Woogie (2012)

Movie
Director
Easy Rider

Easy Rider (2012)

Movie
Director
After Warhol

After Warhol (2011)

Movie
Director
Faces

Faces (2011)

Movie
Director
YouTube Trilogy

YouTube Trilogy (2011)

Movie
Director
Twenty Cigarettes

Twenty Cigarettes (2011)

Movie
Owl Eyes
The Great Gatsby in Five Minutes

The Great Gatsby in Five Minutes (2011)

Movie
Director
Small Roads

Small Roads (2011)

Movie
Director
Pig Iron

Pig Iron (2010)

Movie
Director
Reforming the Past

Reforming the Past (2010)

Movie
Director
Two Faces

Two Faces (2010)

Movie
Director
Two Cabins

Two Cabins (2010)

Movie
Director
Ruhr

Ruhr (2009)

Movie
Editor
Lunch Break

Lunch Break (2008)

Movie
Director
RR

RR (2007)

Movie
Director
casting a glance

casting a glance (2007)

Movie
Director
One Way Boogie Woogie/27 Years Later

One Way Boogie Woogie/27 Years Later (2005)

Movie
Director
74.78

74.78 (2005)

Movie
Director
13 Lakes

13 Lakes (2004)

Movie
6
Director
Ten Skies

Ten Skies (2004)

Movie
6
Self
James Benning: Circling the Image

James Benning: Circling the Image (2003)

Movie
Director
Sogobi

Sogobi (2002)

Movie
Director
Los

Los (2001)

Movie
Director
El Valley Centro

El Valley Centro (1999)

Movie
Director
Utopia

Utopia (1998)

Movie
Narrator
Four Corners

Four Corners (1997)

Movie
Director
Deseret

Deseret (1995)

Movie
Director
North on Evers

North on Evers (1992)

Movie
Actor
Forevermore: Biography of a Leach Lord

Forevermore: Biography of a Leach Lord (1989)

Movie
Actor
Used Innocence

Used Innocence (1989)

Movie
Director
Landscape Suicide

Landscape Suicide (1987)

Movie
Director
O Panama

O Panama (1985)

Movie
Director
American Dreams (Lost and Found)

American Dreams (Lost and Found) (1984)

Movie
Director
Pascal's Lemma

Pascal's Lemma (1984)

Movie
Director
Him and Me

Him and Me (1982)

Movie
Director
Grand Opera: An Historical Romance

Grand Opera: An Historical Romance (1978)

Movie
Director
11 x 14

11 x 14 (1977)

Movie
Director
One Way Boogie Woogie

One Way Boogie Woogie (1977)

Movie
Director
Chicago Loop

Chicago Loop (1976)

Movie
Director
9-1-75

9-1-75 (1975)

Movie
Self
The United States of America

The United States of America (1975)

Movie
Director
Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue (1974)

Movie
Director
8½ x 11

8½ x 11 (1974)

Movie
Director
I-94

I-94 (1974)

Movie
Director
Time and a Half

Time and a Half (1972)

Movie
Himself
Maintenance

Maintenance

Movie

Ratings

Average 5.12
Based on 12.3 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
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2012
2007
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James BenningJames Benning

Information

Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1942-12-28 (80 years old)

Place of birth
Milwaukee, United States of America

Children
Sadie Benning

Citizenships
United States of America

Awards
Guggenheim Fellowship


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