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Christine Simon

CHRIS SIMON has been a award-winning documentary filmmaker for more than 25 years. After 15 years of producing (as well as doing sound and editing) for renowned documentary filmmaker Les Blank, Simon started her own company, Sageland Media.

Her independent documentaries include: Down an Old Road: The Poetic Life of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, which explores the vision of poet Wilma McDaniel and California’s Dust Bowl Migrant culture; My Canyonlands a portrait of Kent Frost, Utah’s modern John Muir and the canyon country he loves; and most her most recent, I Hear What You See: The Old-Time World of Kenny Hall, a portrait of the legendary blind mandolin player and his music.

Chris’ work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the California and Utah Humanities Councils, and numerous private foundations and individuals.

Films

Filmography

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
Down An Old Road
I Hear What You See
My Canyonlands
Red Alexander
This Ain’t No Mouse Music! (With Maureen Gosling)

CREW
Gap-Toothed Women (With Les Blank, Maureen Gosling, and Susan Kell)
Huey Lewis And The News: Before! (With Les Blank)
Innocents Abroad (With Les Blank and Vikram Jayanti)
Marc & Ann (With Les Blank and Maureen Gosling)
Puamana (With Les Blank and Meleanna Meyer)
Sworn To The Drum: A Tribute To Francisco (With Les Blank, Tom Luddy, Marianne Yusavage, and Maureen Gosling)
The Maestro: King Of The Cowboy Artists (With Les Blank and Maureen Gosling)

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