Gene Rosow Biography

Gene Rosow is an award-winning filmmaker who has written, directed and produced more than 20 documentaries. These include theatrical films (San Francisco Good Times, and Routes of Exile); television documentaries (Doctora for England’s Channel 4, Routes of Rhythm with Harry Belafonte for PBS and Knights for Canal + France). Rosow also produced eight studio and independent feature films, among them the family film Zeus and Roxanne, and Sam Shepard’s western Silent Tongue. Rosow has presented his work at film festivals around the world. His short films have been presented at MOMA and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Rosow has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkeley where he taught Film History, and spent a year of post-graduate work in biochemistry, cellular physiology, parisitology and ecology. His published works include Born to Lose: A Social History of the American Gangster Film.

Gene Rosow – Director / Producer