Kirby Dick

Kirby Dick

Highest Rated: 100% The Bleeding Edge (2018)

Lowest Rated: 67% The End (2004)

Birthday: Aug 23, 1952

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, USA

Renowned for shining a light on various taboo subjects largely ignored by the mainstream media, Kirby Dick was regarded as one of the most fearless investigative journalists of his generation. A graduate of three different art schools, Dick set the tone for his career with directorial debut, "Private Practices: The Story of a Sex Surrogate" (1986) and first began to attract awards attention a decade later with "Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist" (1997), an unflinching documentary based on the performance artist's extreme way of coping with cystic fibrosis. Dick earned his first Oscar nomination in 2005 for "Twist of Faith" (2004), a powerful expose of sexual abuse within the Catholic church, and went onto tackle subjects as varied as corruption within the ratings system on "This Film is Not Yet Rated" (2006), the hypocrisy of closeted politicians in "Outrage" (2009) and the rape epidemic in the US military on "The Invisible War" (2012). The latter was not only showered with accolades, but also prompted changes in the law, and Dick further cemented his status as an important documentary filmmaker with "The Hunting Ground" (2014), an alarming look at systematic sexual assault within US colleges.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
99% 83% On the Record Director,
Writer,
Producer
- 2020
100% 83% The Bleeding Edge Director - 2018
93% 85% The Hunting Ground Director,
Screenwriter
$405.9K 2015
99% 84% The Invisible War Director,
Writer
$19.6K 2011
77% 76% Outrage Director,
Screenwriter
$286.7K 2009
84% 81% This Film Is Not Yet Rated Director $302.2K 2006
100% 81% Twist of Faith Director,
Executive Producer
- 2005
67% No Score Yet The End Director - 2004
82% 58% Derrida Director,
Film Editor
$156.3K 2002
67% 18% Chain Camera Director,
Executive Producer
- 2001
91% 88% Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist Producer,
Director
$201.3K 1997

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeff Probst Show Guest 2013

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