Matt Wolf

Born 1982 - San Jose, CA

Matt Wolf is a filmmaker in New York. His critically acclaimed and award-winning films have played widely in festivals and have been distributed internationally in theaters and on television. Matt’s feature documentaries include Wild Combination about the cult cellist and disco producer Arthur Russell, and Teenage about early youth culture and the birth of teenagers. His recent film Recorder is about the activist Marion Stokes, who secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years. Matt’s newest film Spaceship Earth is about Biosphere 2, a controversial experiment where 8 people lived quarantined inside a replica of the planet.

Matt has made numerous short films, including Bayard & Me about the civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who adopted his younger boyfriend in the early 1980s to obtain equal rights, and HBO’s It’s Me, Hilary about the Eloise illustrator Hilary Knight. Other shorts include, I Remember about the artist Joe Brainard, and The Face of AIDS for Time Magazine about a notorious 1992 Benetton advertisement.

In addition to filmmaking, Matt organizes film screenings and public events, and he was the Co-Curator of Film for the 2019 Whitney Biennial. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.


Available Titles by Matt Wolf

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Bayard & Me 2017 New Releases, Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Future-Past-Present: A Journey Through the Twenty-Tens So Far 2017 Curated Compilations order video    add to wish list
I Remember: A Film About Joe Brainard 2012 On Art and Artists, Single Titles order video    add to wish list
Year of the Spawn 2014 Single Titles order video    add to wish list