Theo Anthony


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Theo Anthony is a filmmaker based in Baltimore and Upstate New York. His first feature documentary Rat Film premiered international at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival and domestically at the 2017 True/False Film Festival. It has received wide critical acclaim, and was nominated for a 2017 Gotham award for Best Documentary Feature film as well as Cinema Eye Honors for Best Debut Feature. The film was theatrically released and was featured on PBS’ Independent Lens Series in early 2018. Theo is the recipient of the 2018 Sundance Art of Non-Fiction Fellowship and the 2019 Sundance and Simons Foundation Science Sandbox Fellowship. In 2015, he was named to Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His latest film Subject to review, for ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, premiered at the 57th New York Film Festival. All Light, Everywhere is Theo’s second feature length film and his first film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.


Films by this director

All Light, Everywhere

(USA, 2021)

Directed by: Theo Anthony

All Light, Everywhere explores the personal and philosophical relationships between cameras and weaponry. Once again, as in his acclaimed debut feature Rat film, director Theo Anthony roots his inquiry in Baltimore, a city that has long been a testing ground for new policing technologies. Using the rise of police body cameras as a point of departure, Anthony creates a kaleidoscopic portrait of our shared histories of cameras, weapons, policing and justice. Moving from the 19th century, where th...

color, 105'
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