© William Eggleston
WILLIAM EGGLESTON – PHOTOGRAPHER
The photographer William Eggleston is a pioneer of colour art photography. His work has influenced countless young artists and filmmakers including David Lynch, Sofia Coppola, Gus van Sant, Dennis Hopper and David Byrne. The film portrays the shy and headstrong autodidact who was born in 1939 in Memphis, Tenessee.
Documentary, 26 min. (2007)
A RH Film, production commissioned by Arte.
Language versions: English, German.
TV showings: arte, BR, BBC