Film set during the racial riots that shaked the city of Detroit in the state of Michigan in July 1967. It all started with a police raid in an unlicensed night bar, which turned out to be one of the most violent civil unrest from United States.
She was born in San Carlos (California, United States) in 1951 as the daughter of a director of a painting company and a librarian. She studied at Columbia University, began her artistic career as a painter and some of her works were exhibited at the Whitney Museum in New York. She is member of the radical group 'Art and Language' and publishes the theoretical magazine 'Semiotext'. She also was police officer before dedicating to the movies. Kathryn Bigelow is considered as an atypical director, her interests belong to the action cinema, but also the warlike, futuristic, thriller or even horror. Her films have not always been critically acclaimed. She won the Academy Award for Best Director in 2010 for 'The Hurt Locker', being the first woman (and only one so far) which won in this genre.
"La noche más oscura" (2012) / "En tierra hostil" (2009) / "K-19" (2002) / "El peso del agua" (2000) / "Días extraños" (1995) / "Point Break" (1991) / "Acero azul" (1990) / "Near Dark (Los viajeros de la noche)(1987) / "The Loveless" (1983) /