made by Sam Green. (aka "Clear Glasses", 2008, 4 minutes)

be a history lesson
have some drapes
can’t be melancholy
no number in the title

Sam Green received his master's degree in journalism from University of California at Berkeley, where he studied with acclaimed filmmaker Marlon Riggs. His documentary film The Rainbow Man/John 3:16 premiered at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival and screened at festivals worldwide, winning the Grand Prize at the USA Film Festival in Dallas and Best Documentary awards at the Ann Arbor Film Festival and the New York and Chicago Underground Film Festivals. His short documentary Pie Fight ’69 (directed with Christian Bruno) premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, where it won an honorable mention in the shorts category, and won first prize at the Black Maria Film Festival. His first feature documentary, The Weather Underground (directed with Bill Siegel), premiered at Sundance in 2003, was nominated for an Academy Award, broadcasted on PBS and part of the 2004 Whitney Biennial. His recent short, lot 63, grave c, is part of the California Video exhibition at the Getty.


Commissioned at St. Francis Fountain, San Francisco. Cinemad visa#026.