Summary: filmmaker and founder of the Magnolia Film Festival, one of Mississippi's first film festivals, who had directed the quirky documentary film Citizen Shane (2004), which follows the campaign for sheriff of 23-year-old Shane Ballard, a pro-porn Republican who is friends with serial killer Charles Manson and believes that the sheriff's office of Lowndes County, Mississippi is responsible for covering up the mysterious death of his mother.
Cause of Death: Car accident
Born: January 19, 1941
Died: June 7, 2004
Location: West Point, Mississippi