Robert Greene

Associate Professor

Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, Journalism Professions


Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism
243 Walter Williams Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
& School of Visual Studies
Columbia, MO 65211-1200

Areas of Expertise
  • Documentary Film Making

ROBERT GREENE serves as the filmmaker-in-chief at the Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the University of Missouri. He is also on the faculty of the School of Visual Studies. Robert’s latest film PROCESSION premiered at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival, is distributed by Netflix, was nominated for an Emmy, an Independent Spirit Award, a Peabody and was shortlisted for an Academy Award. His previous film BISBEE ’17 (2018) premiered at Sundance, aired on PBS’s P.O.V. and was nominated for Best Documentary at the Gotham Awards. His films include the Sundance award winning KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE (2016), the Gotham Awards nominated ACTRESS (2014), FAKE IT SO REAL (2011) and the Gotham Awards nominated KATI WITH AN I (2010). Robert was an inaugural Sundance Art of Nonfiction fellow in 2015 and served on the U.S. Documentary Jury for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. He has edited many features, including HER SMELL (2018), GOLDEN EXITS (2017), QUEEN OF EARTH (2015) and LISTEN UP PHILIP (2014) by Alex Ross Perry. Robert has written for outlets such as Sight & Sound, Indiewire and Hyperallergic. 

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Updated: April 5, 2023