James Benning

Biography

Over the past thirty-five years James Benning (b. 1942) has played a central role in the history of American independent cinema by offering his rigorously structured yet wonderfully graceful films as extended meditations on the American landscape and its social and environmental histories. Benning’s...

8 titles Directing Writing Acting

Untitled Fragments

2017 · Director

4.5

Readers

2017 · Director

scorched earth

2016 · Director

8.0

Spring Equinox

2016 · Director

Fall Equinox

2016 · Director

7.2

Measuring Change

2016 · Director

6.7

Natural History

2014 · Director

7.0

BNSF

2013 · Director

8.0

One Way Boogie Woogie

2012 · Director

6.6

Easy Rider

2012 · Director

6.9

Nightfall

2012 · Director

7.6

Stemple Pass

2012 · Director

5.9

Twenty Cigarettes

2011 · Director

7.1

small roads

2011 · Director

After Warhol

2011 · Director

4.5

Faces

2011 · Director

7.6

casting a glance

2007 · Director

7.6

RR

2007 · Director

7.1

13 Lakes

2004 · Director

7.4

Sogobi

2002 · Director

7.4

Los

2001 · Director

7.5

El Valley Centro

1999 · Director

6.2

Utopia

1998 · Director

7.1

Four Corners

1997 · Director

5.9

Deseret

1995 · Director

7.2

North on Evers

1992 · Director

7.6

Landscape Suicide

1987 · Director

6.7

Him and Me

1982 · Director

7.1

Grand Opera: An Historical Romance

1978 · Director

7.1

One Way Boogie Woogie

1977 · Director

7.1

11 x 14

1977 · Director

1 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.6

Easy Rider

2012 · Writer

7.6

casting a glance

2007 · Writer

7.6

Landscape Suicide

1987 · Writer

0 titles Directing Writing Acting

6.7

Coming to Terms

2013 · The Father