Gregg Araki (born December 17, 1959) is an American filmmaker. He is noted for his heavy involvement with the New Queer Cinema movement. His film Kaboom (2010) was the first winner of the Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm.
Early life and education Araki was born in Los Angeles on December 17, 1959, to Japanese American parents. He grew up in nearby Santa Barbara, California and enrolled in college at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He graduated with a B.A. from UCSB in 1982. He later attended the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, where he graduated with a M.F.A. in 1985.
|1987||Three Bewildered People in the Night|
|1989||The Long Weekend (O' Despair)|
|1992||The Living End|
|1993||Totally Fucked Up||Part 1 of "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy"|
|1995||The Doom Generation||Part 2 of "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy"|
|1997||Nowhere (film)||Part 3 of "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy"|
|2014||White Bird in a Blizzard|