Alexis Krasilovsky

Filmmaker, Author

1950 –

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Who is Alexis Krasilovsky?

Alexis Krasilovsky is an American filmmaker, writer and professor. Krasilovsky's first film, End of the Art World documented artists including Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg.

Krasilovsky moved from New York to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue her passion for filmmaking, writing and directing films through her company, Rafael Film. She is the writer and director of the global documentary features, Women Behind the Camera and Let Them Eat Cake.

Krasilovsky, born 1950 in Juneau, Alaska, is the daughter of children's book author Phyllis Krasilovsky and entertainment attorney William Krasilovsky. She grew up in Chappaqua, New York, in a home that was previously lived in by the editor of the famous novelists Thomas Wolfe and Richard Wright, who became two of her favorite writers. After studying at Smith College and the University of Florence in Italy, she graduated with honors from Yale University and received her MFA in Film/Video from the California Institute of the Arts.

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Born
1950
Alaska
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Education
  • Yale University
  • California Institute of the Arts

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on July 23, 2013

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