May 13, 2009
Margaret Brown has worked on a variety of films
including cinematography work on the film Ice
Fishing, the narrative short 99
Threadwaxing, producing the narrative feature film, Mi Amigo,
and producing the narrative short Six Miles of
Eight Feet which won a Student Academy Award. She has also directed and
produced music videos for Okkervil River and Cat Power.
She has more recently focused on documentary work including the acclaimed documentary Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt, and The Order of Myths which won her awards including the Truer Than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards.
The Order of Myths is about the world of secret societies and centuries-old traditions branching from the 1st Mardi Gras in America celebrated in Mobile, Alabama organized along enduring color lines.