Roemer, Michael, 1928-....

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Michael Roemer, filmmaker and professor at the Yale School of Art, was born in Germany in 1928. He left Germany during World War II and lived in England until 1945 when he emigrated to the United States. He attended Harvard University and made his directorial debut in 1949 with A Touch of the Times . Following graduation, he made educational films and documentaries before making his first fictional film, Nothing But a Man, in 1964. Nothing But a Man earned two awards at the Venice Film Festival. In addition to making feature films, Roemer has continued to make documentaries, including Dying (1975), a film about several terminally ill cancer patients.

From the guide to the Michael Roemer papers, 1948-2005, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Michael Roemer, filmmaker and professor at the Yale School of Art, was born in Germany in 1928. He left Germany during World War II and lived in England until 1945 when he emigrated to the United States. He attended Harvard University and made his directorial debut in 1949 with A Touch of the Times. Following graduation, he made educational films and documentaries before making his first fictional film, Nothing But a Man, in 1964. Nothing But a Man earned two awards at the Venice Film Festival. In addition to making feature films, Roemer has continued to make documentaries, including Dying (1975), a film about several terminally ill cancer patients.

From the description of Michael Roemer papers, 1948-2005 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172230

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referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Tillie Olsen papers, 1930-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Roemer, Michael, 1928-. Michael Roemer papers, 1948-2005 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Roemer, Michael, 1928-. Nothing but a man : shooting script / by Michael Roemer and Robert Young. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Michael Roemer papers, 1948-2005 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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