Roger Beebe

*1971, USA. Lives and works in Gainesville, Florida.

Roger Beebe, born in 1971, discovered his love of cinema after having spent time in the obscure cinemas of Paris. While at the Ecole Normale Supérieure he became both spectator and projectionist for the school's cinema club. Upon his return to the USA, he continued his studies and wrote a dissertation on contemporary US media. Since 2000, he has been teaching cinema and media at the University of Florida. For several years now, he has been presenting his short films in many unlikely places including McMurdo Station, Antarctica and the CBS Jumbotron in Times Square, as well as some more famous venues including the International Film Festival Rotterdam, CinemaTexas, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.

Beebe The strip mall trilogy

The strip mall trilogy / USA / 2001 / 9'06 / 4:3

A series of city symphonies that attempt to liberate form and color from the sprawling consumerist landscape of postmodern America.