Alex Gibney
Alex Gibney wrote and directed the recently released documentary Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. His film Taxi to the Dark Side, a documentary murder mystery examining the death of an Afghan taxi driver at Bagram Air Base, won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary, and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room was nominated for an Academy Award in 2006. Gibney is now at work on two other films: Casino Jack-United States of Money, a look at lobbyist Jack Abramoff; and Magic Bus, a time-travel immersion experience of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, on their infamous road-trip to the 1964 World's Fair. He is also working on two fiction projects: a film (part documentary, part fiction) of My Trip to Al Qaeda, a play by Lawrence Wright, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, and he is writing a script based on David Halberstam's book, The Best and the Brightest.

Other films by Gibney include: Love Comes Lately (Executive Producer); No End in Sight (Executive Producer); Mr. Untouchable (Producer), Who Killed the Electric Car (Consulting Producer); The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Writer/Producer); Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (Producer); Lightning in a Bottle (Producer); Wim Wenders: Soul of a Man (Producer) and Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues (Producer).

Blog Entries by Alex Gibney

How Park Avenue Billionaires Spend Their Money

(6) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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