One State writer/producer/director Robert Clem is a native of Alabama with family ties in both the northern and southern parts of the state. He is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and Harvard Law School and practiced and taught criminal law in Washington D.C. before moving to New York to attend NYU Graduate Film School. He has been a fellow at the Sundance Institute Filmmakers Lab and in the 1990s produced and directed the public radio drama series Radio Action Theater, now available as podcasts. His award-winning documentary film Big Jim Folsom: The Two Faces of Populism in 1997 led to a dozen other documentary and dramatic films about Alabama and the South. Several new films and a television series are in development.
















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