Bestor Cram is an award winning director, producer and cinematographer for television documentaries and museum environments. As a lighting cameraman, Bestor’s shooting forte lies in 16mm and 35mm film as well as extensive use of the DV and HD formats. He studied and lectured with Richard Leacock at MIT, has taught film at Tufts University and the Art Institute of Boston. His 2005 completed feature documentary The Special, about the bluegrass anthem, premiered at the Nashville Film Festival and was selected for AFI’s Silver Docs. His independent documentary Unfinished Symphony: Democracy and Dissent premiered in competition at Sundance and won top honors at festivals home and abroad.