Gregg Araki

Essential Film Directors, Gregg Araki

Gregg Araki began his career in the underground. Working with little or no budget, and without proper permits, Araki filmed a variety of touching, gay friendly stories, some of which went on to earn the young director great praise for his work. In subsequent years Araki embraced opportunities to work with a number of notable actors and actresses, including Margaret Cho, Parker Posey, and Heather Graham.