American film professional who was referred to as a champion for indie films like Bowling for Columbine and Resort Rwanda. He was also the professional director from the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Film Culture. He founded Oct Movies in 1991, and it became one of the primary indie film distributors in america. The Gotham Separate Film Awards made the Bingham Ray Award in his honor. He was wedded to Nancy Ruler, and they acquired three kids. His company, Oct Films, created the Lars Von Trier film Breaking the Waves.