Louisville International Film Festival
Lisbon International Film Festival
Robby Henson - Director
Robby Henson received his M.F.A. from New York University's graduate film school. His films have been seen on PBS, the BBC, at Lincoln Center, the Museum of Modern Art, the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris and at film festivals in Canada, Ireland, France, Yugoslavia, Australia and Poland. He has directed over 30 theater productions and has made 5 award winning documentaries shown on PBS including SPALDING GRAY: A LIFE IN PROGRESS and TROUBLE BEHIND a film about a Southern race riot that was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. Robby's dramatic first feature PHARAOH'S ARMY with Academy Award winner Chris Cooper, Academy Nominee Patricia Clarkson and music legend Kris Kristofferson was released theatrically by Lions Gate Films and was shown on PBS. . In 2002 he wrote and directed THE BADGE, a southern crime drama starring Billy Bob Thornton, Patricia Arquette, Thomas Hayden Church and Sela Ward for Starz Pictures and Lions Gate Films that was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award (Gay and Lesbian Alliance) and won Best Drama at the Breckinridge Film Festival and Best Feature Film at the Texas Film Festival. He has also directed the thrillers, dTHE VISITATION, THERE and HOUSE for Fox and Lions Gate. He currently teaches media at the University of Kentucky.
Southern Circuit Independent Filmmaker Tour
I COME FROM came about through Robby Henson's participation in VOICES INSIDE, a prison performance and writing workshop program at Northpoint Training Center and other correction institutions in KY. Incarcerated writers in the program have won national awards and their works have been performed at Actors Theater of Louisville and NYC theaters! For more information on VOICES INSIDE click the button below...
A FEATURE Documentary Film by Robby Henson Music by Ben Sollee
Auckland International Film Festival
Roma Cinema Doc International
U-Pike Film Festival (Audience Award)
Action on Film International Film Festival