Brian Lindstrom

Brian Lindstrom is a documentary filmmaker. In 2013, Lindstrom directed Alien Boy the Life and Death of James Chasse. The film examines the life of a man diagnosed with schizophrenia who died in police custody in Portland, Oregon on September 17, 2006. Alien Boy the Life and Death of James Chasse is distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures and has been shown at film festivals in the US and Canada. Production on Alien Boy began in 2007 and ended in 2013.

Lindstrom was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and graduated from Parkrose High School. He holds an MFA in screenwriting and film directing from Columbia University and as an undergraduate, he attended Lewis amp Clark College, receiving a degree in Communications in 1984. He was mentored by retired Lewis amp Clark professor Stuart Kaplan, who inspired Lindstrom to pursue a career in film making.

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