Charlie Ahearn- Bio

Charlie Ahearn was in the Whitney Museum Program in New York in 1973.  In 1979, he directed a super 8 kung fu movie, The Deadly Art of Survival. In the summer of 1980, Ahearn began working with Fred Brathwaite and Lee Quinones on the hip-hop classic Wild Style, which was first screened in 1982.  His video Doiní Time In Times Square was shown at the New York Film Festival in 1992.  After producing a number of Artist Portrait Videos (on Kiki Smith, Tom Otterness, John Ahearn, Martin Wong, and Jane Dickson), Charlie Ahearn wrote and directed his next feature film Fear of Fiction, which opened theatrically in July of 2000 in New York City.