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Producer, Director, Writer
Christopher Quinn was born in Washington, D.C. and studied documentary and ethnographic filmmaking at the Anthropology Film Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His films include the documentary short THE LIFE AND ART OF HOWARD FINSTER and the narrative short HANDS OF FATE starring Dermot Mulroney (About Schmidt, Family Stone). Most recently, the feature-length documentary GOD GREW TIRED OF US-written, directed, and produced by Quinn, was awarded both the 2006 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award. In 2006, Quinn was presented with the prestigious Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award by the International Documentary Association for GOD GREW TIRED OF US. He also recently completed directing the feature-length documentary 21 UP AMERICA, executive produced by Michael Apted - based on Apted's seminal UP series. 21 UP AMERICA will be released theatrically in early 2007. He is currently developing documentary and fictional feature-length films including a work entitled DRINKING WITH LEE MARVIN. Quinn lives and works in New York City. 
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