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Joe Brown

Joe Brown is a filmmaker, blogger, and educator. He began producing documentaries in 2005 when– in an activist’s effort– he shot and edited the film “National Sacrifice Zone: Colorado and the Cost of Energy Independence.” After finishing “Sacrifice Zone” Joe entered a film production program at the University of Denver and earned an MA in Mass Communications, as well as an MLIS (Library Science). His short student film “Fast Girls, Slow Bikes: The Story of Denver’s Mods ‘n Knockers,” a film on the camaraderie of an all female scooter gang, won numerous awards at festivals around the country. His most recent short, “Blighted Beauty”– a profile of urban explorer and photographer Naaman Fletcher, is presently on the festival circuit.

Joe’s newest documentary– “Classless,” a film “on being middle class in America,” will be released in 2013.

Joe also plays an active role in advising the Colorado Environmental Film Festival– a festival he co-directed for 3 years, and was just elected to a position on the board of the University Film and Video Association.

Short film credits


Classless: On Being Middle Class in America

United States | Jun 2013 | 19:57
Joe Brown, tries to reconcile his own status anxiety with everyday understandings of social class.
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