Allison Anders

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Allison Anders
Allison Anders accepts the Peabody Award, May 2002 (cropped).jpg
Allison Anders at the 61st Annual Peabody Awards (2002)
Born
Mary Allison Anders

(1954-11-16) November 16, 1954 (age 65)
Alma materUCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
OccupationDirector
Screenwriter
Years active1987–present
Known forGas Food Lodging
Mi Vida Loca
Grace of My Heart
Children3
Parent(s)Alberta Steed
Bob Anders

Mary Allison Anders (or just Allison Anders; born November 16, 1954) is an American independent movie director. Her movies include Gas Food Lodging,[1] Mi Vida Loca and Grace of My Heart.[2]

Anders' movies have been shown at Cannes Film Festival and at Sundance Film Festival.

Anders was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant and a Peabody Award.

Anders was born near Ashland, Kentucky

Awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Certified Genius". New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  2. "Allison Anders". Film Reference. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  3. "MacArthur Fellows: Meet the Class of 1995: Allison Anders, Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California". MacArthur Foundation. 1 July 1995. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  4. Variety Staff (16 August 2013). "'Ring of Fire': Emmy Nominee Allison Anders on a Jewel of a Composition". Variety. Retrieved 8 September 2015.