Errol Morris’ films have won many awards, including an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, an Emmy, the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, the Silver Bear at Berlin International Film Festival, the Golden Horse at the Taiwan International Film Festival and the Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America. Visitors will be able to see a rough cut of his new work on Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. in 10-250. The showing is organized by MIT's Comparative Media Studies (CMS) program.
Morris' documentaries have repeatedly appeared on many ten-best lists and have been honored by the National Society of Film Critics and the National Board of Review. His work has been the subject of a full retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He's received five fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship.
In 2007, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a graduate student at Princeton University and the University of California-Berkeley.