Margaret Brown

Margaret Brown is an American film director. She earned her BA from Brown University in creative writing/modern culture and media and her MFA in Film from New York University. She directed Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004) which chronicles the turbulent life of American singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt. Time Out magazine listed at number 7 on its "50 Greatest Music Films Ever". Brown also directed the feature documentary The Order of Myths a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection about the segregated Mardi Gras celebration of Mobile, Alabama. The film was nominated for Independent Spirit Award. It won many awards including Cinematic Vision Award at the Silverdocs Documentary Festival and Truer Than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. In 2009, Brown was nominated a Cultural Ambassador for Documentary Filmmaking from the United States to Colombia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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