Three by Robert Greene

Three by Robert Greene

3 Episodes

The line between performance and reality is scrambled to provocative effect in the adventurous nonfiction psychodramas of Robert Greene. While the bravura hybrid works ACTRESS and KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE are slippery, multilayered investigations of the craft of acting, Greene’s latest film, BISBEE ’17, uses historical reenactment to connect a shameful chapter of American history to the country’s present. Opening up complex questions about the very meaning of “truth” in documentary, Greene’s fascinating films are alchemical collaborations between director and subject in which artifice is a means to reach authentic human insight.

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Three by Robert Greene
  • Actress

    Episode 1

    Directed by Robert Greene • 2014 • United States
    Starring Brandy Burre, Michael Tomlinson

    The societal roles women are expected to play and the challenges of balancing career and family are the central subjects of Robert Greene’s rich, endlessly fascinating documentary. Combining elements of mel...

  • Kate Plays Christine

    Episode 2

    Directed by Robert Greene • 2016 • United States
    Starring Kate Lyn Sheil

    This gripping nonfiction thriller follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil as she prepares for her next role: playing Christine Chubbuck, a Florida newscaster who committed a shocking act on live television in 1974. As Kate investiga...

  • Bisbee ’17

    Episode 3

    Directed by Robert Greene • 2018 • United States

    Radically combining collaborative documentary, western, and musical elements, BISBEE ’17 follows several members of a close-knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town’s darkest hour. In 1917, nearly two thousand immigrant miners, on ...