Doug Karr

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Filmmaker
Location Brooklyn, New York, United States
Introduction Doug Karr has worked in the film industry since 1997 creating original independent films. Karr's most recent project, the explosive black comedy, "Anniversary Present," stars David Alpay (Ararat) and Liane Balaban (New Waterford Girl). Karr’s 2003 mental health caper "The Straitjacket Lottery" (commissioned by CBC National and Bravo! Channel) screened at over 25 festivals and won multiple awards. Karr’s other credits include the award winning experimental documentary "LSD25," and the hour long documentary "Lifecycles: a story of AIDS in Malawi".
Interests scuba diving, sailing, film, writing, Buddhism, literature, marijuana, traveling, partying, working too hard, taking vacations, sex
Favorite Movies Terry Gilliam, Spike Lee, Harmony Korine, Francois Trufaut, Stanley Kubrick, Hal Ashby, Wes Anderson, David Lynch. Paul Thomas Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders, Errol Morris, 70s Martin Scorsese, 70s Francis Ford Coppola
Favorite Music The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Beck, The Grateful Dead. Kimya Dawson, The Moldy Peaches, Timber, Alphanumeric, Dave Scott, MC MindHead, Charles Mingus, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Rabid Rabit
Favorite Books The Corrections, One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest, Catcher in the Rye, Newjack, Jarhead, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Allan Ginsberg, The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Clay, Oryx and Crake