Mark Christopher (director)

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Mark Christopher (born July 8, 1963[citation needed] in Fort Dodge, Iowa) is a screenwriter and director most well known as the director of the Ryan Phillippe, Mike Meyers, Salma Hayek and Mark Ruffalo-starring film, 54. He is also considered an innovative voice in short filmmaking having written and directed three short films, all of them theatrically distributed: "The Dead Boys Club" (1992), an influential short of the New Queer Cinema wave as cited by B. Ruby Rich in her "Sight and Sound" article that defined the genre; "Alkali, Iowa" (1995), winner of the Teddy at the Berlin International Film Festival (1996); and "Heartland," Strand Releasing (2007). He is also known for his television writing and creation of musical programming, including "Real Life: The Musical" that premiered on OWN in 2012.


  • "Heartland" (2007) (writer, director)
  • Pizza (2005) (writer, director)
  • 54 (1998) (writer, director)
  • Boys Life 2 (1997) (segment: Akali, Iowa) (writer, director)
  • Boys' Shorts: The New Queer Cinema (1993) (director)
  • The Dead Boys' Club (1992) (director)

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