Philip Glass's Filmography


Kitti 2013 Short completed
Low 2015
Maslacak 2015 Documentary short
Leviathan 2014
November 22, 1963 2013 Video documentary short
Berta 2013 Documentary short music by
Journey of Hanuman 2013 Video documentary
All-Star Orchestra 2013 TV Series 1 episode
Visitors 2013 Documentary music
Re: Awakenings 2013 Documentary short
The Perfect American 2013 TV Movie
Zejsc na ziemie 2012 Documentary short
The Apostle 2012
Portals 2011 Short
Londoness 2011 Documentary short
Elena 2011
Rebirth 2011/II Documentary
They Were There 2011 Documentary short
The Earth: Our Home 2010 Documentary original music by
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey 2010
Kepler 2010 TV Movie
Icarus at the Edge of Time 2010 Short
Mr. Nice 2010
Transcendent Man 2009 Documentary
Regrets 2009
What Are You Looking For? 2008 Documentary short
Objects and Memory 2008 Documentary
Deferred 2007 Video documentary short
Little Things 2007 Short
Repeat 2007 Short
Animals in Love 2007 Documentary
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts 2007 Documentary
No Reservations 2007
Cassandra's Dream 2007
Hard-Hearted 2007
Notes on a Scandal 2006
A Broken Sole 2006
Black Box: UFO Secrets 2006 TV Movie
Counting Water 2006 Short
The Seeds 2006 Documentary short
White Shadows 2006 Video documentary
Abused 2006 Documentary
The Illusionist 2006
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash 2006 Video documentary
El drama de la memoria 2006 Short
Roving Mars 2006 Documentary short
Tiger 2006 Documentary
The Giant Buddhas 2005 Documentary
Neverwas 2005
Faith's Corner 2005
Disparait, v. 2005 Short
La moustache 2005 musical composition by
Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry 2004 Documentary
Undertow 2004
Secret Window: A Look Through It 2004 Video documentary short
Secret Window: From Book to Film 2004 Video documentary short
Secret Window: Secrets Revealed 2004 Video documentary short
The Origins of AIDS 2004 Documentary
Taking Lives 2004
Secret Window 2004
Aztec Legend 2004 Short
Clive Barker: Raising Hell 2004 Video documentary short
Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos 2004 Video documentary short
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara 2003 Documentary original music by
Pandemic: Facing AIDS 2003 TV Mini-Series documentary
The Mind and Times of Virginia Woolf 2002 Video short
The Hours 2002
The Baroness and the Pig 2002
Naqoyqatsi 2002 Documentary
Passage 2002/I Short
Diaspora 2001 Short
The Man in the Bath 2001 Short
L'anima in luce 2001 Documentary
Armonie dell'Estasi 2000 Documentary
Le corset 1999 Short
The Eden Myth 1999
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation 1999 Documentary
Sin ceder 1999 Documentary short
Fast Track 1998 Short
Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress 1998 Documentary
Kundun 1997
Ballad of the Skeletons 1997 Short
Bent 1997
Absence Stronger Than Presence 1996 Documentary short
Départ immédiat 1996 Short
The Secret Agent 1996
Evidence 1995 Documentary short
The Interview 1995
Journey to Enlightenment 1995 TV Movie documentary
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh 1995
Impetus Apaches 1995 Short
The Death of Molière 1994 Video
3000 scénarios contre un virus 1994 TV Series 1 episode
Compassion in Exile: The Life of the 14th Dalai Lama 1993 Documentary
La légende 1993
Privé de vieillesse 1992 Short
Candyman 1992
Mirror of the Planet 1992
Anima Mundi 1992 Documentary short
Art on Film, Program 4: Voice 1992 Documentary
The Arctic 1992 TV Series documentary
A Walk Through Prospero's Library 1991 TV Short documentary
A Brief History of Time 1991 Documentary
Mindwalk 1990
The Church 1989
The Thin Blue Line 1988 Documentary
Powaqqatsi 1988 Documentary
Monolithe 1987 TV Short documentary
Hamburger Hill 1987
The Kitchen Presents Two Moon July 1986 Documentary
Dead End Kids 1986
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985
Empire City 1985 Documentary
High Wire 1984 Documentary short
Four American Composers 1983 TV Movie documentary
Koyaanisqatsi 1982 Documentary
North Star: Mark di Suvero 1978
End of the Art World 1971 Documentary short
Marco 1970 Documentary
Railroaded 1968 Short
Inquiring Nuns 1968 Documentary
Fantastic Four 2015 co-composer post-production
The Neighbours Project 2015 Documentary short completed


Mia madre 2015 writer: "String Quartet No. 2: Company"
Reality 2014 music: "Music with Changing Parts"
Leviathan 2014 writer: "Akhnaten -Act 1 - Prelude: Refrain, Verse 1, Verse 2"
Six by Sondheim 2013 TV Movie documentary writer: "String Quartet No.3 Mishima: Blood Bath"
Alan Partridge 2013 writer: "Koyaanisqatsi"
Stoker 2013 writer: "Stoker Piano Duet #1", "Stoker Piano Duet #2"
Waterloo Road 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Horror Story 2011-2013 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dormant Beauty 2012 writer: "Abdulmajid"
Orson Welles's the Other Side of the Wind: A Film by Orson Welles 2011 Short writer: "Concerto for Harpsichord and Orchestra, Movement II"
La Rafle 2010 music: "Concerto for violin and orchestra"
Catfish 2010 Documentary writer: "Truman Sleeps"
Into Eternity: A Film for the Future 2010 Documentary performer: "Metamorphosis, No. 2" / writer: "Metamorphosis, No. 2"
Medal of Honor 2009 writer: "Horage" ????, "Closing"
The Art of the Steal 2009 Documentary "Looking", "Jenipapo" credited as Jenipopo
House M.D. 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Make Me Young: Youth Knows No Pain 2009 Documentary writer: "Knee Play No. 5"
Watchmen 2009 writer: "Protest" Act II, Scene 3, "Something She Has to Do", "Pruit Igoe & Prophecies"
Certainty 2009 Documentary writer: "The Wayside", "The Ropes"
What Are You Looking For? 2008 Documentary short performer: "Metamorphosis 1" / writer: "Metamorphosis 1"
Embrión 2008 writer: "Aria"
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game writer: "Pruit Igoe"
Severing the Soul 2008 Documentary short music: "Koyaanisqatsi"
Kettle 2007 Short "In the Summerhouse"
Repeat 2007 Short writer: "Metamorphosis 2 & 3"
Absolute Wilson 2006 Documentary "The Civil Wars", "White Raven", "Einstein on the Beach"
Counting Water 2006 Short "Knee Play No. 1"
Scrubs TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
The Giant Buddhas 2005 Documentary writer: "Distraught", "Reting's Eyes", "Lord Chamberlain", "Escape to India"
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room 2005 Documentary performer: "Knee Play 1" / writer: "Knee Play 1"
Independent Lens TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Yes 2004/I writer: "PARU RIVER"
Declaring Genius 2004 Short performer: "Metamorphosis One" / writer: "Metamorphosis One"
Rua Alguem 5555: My Father 2003 "Xingu River"
The Barbarian Invasions 2003 performer: "Façade" / writer: "Façade"
The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara 2003 Documentary "100,000 People", "Target Destruction", "Revolution in the Pentagon", "Low Evil", "Blind Moles", "Behind the Moon", "November 1, 1967", "IBM Punch Cards", "The War to End All Wars", "Statistical Control", "A New Weapon", "Damned if I Don't", "The Family", "Chengtu", "Dominoes", "67 Cities", "Rolling Thunder", "Invitation", "Success", "Data", "Across the World", "5 Weeks", "Norman Morrison", "Snowing", "Gulf of Tonkin", uncredited
Six Feet Under 2003 TV Series 1 episode
The Hours 2002 "Metamorphosis 2", "Satyagraha"
How to Draw a Bunny 2002 Documentary writer: "String Quartet No. 3 Mishima: Mishima/Closing"
The Pornographer 2001 music: "OPENING"
Aleph, lectures contades 2001 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Condo Painting 2000 Documentary performer: "Compassion In Exile" / writer: "Compassion In Exile"
One Day in September 1999 Documentary performer: "Facades", "Closing", "Reting's Eyes" / writer: "Facades", "Closing", "Symphony No. 2", "Reting's Eyes"
The Pear Tree 1998 writer: "Mad Rush"
Beware of My Love 1998 writer: "Protest"
The Truman Show 1998 performer: "The Beginning", "Living Waters", "Anthem - Part 1", "Opening", "Anthem - Part 2" / writer: "The Beginning", "Living Waters", "Anthem - Part 1", "Opening", "Anthem - Part 2"
The Knife 1991 arranger: "The Photographer A Gentleman's Honor" / writer: "The Photographer A Gentleman's Honor"
'Merci la vie' 1991 performer: "Three Truths", "Labyrinth", "What Time Is Grey", "City Walk", "Screens of Memory", "Façades", "Closing", "Metamorphosis Two" / writer: "Three Truths", "Labyrinth", "What Time Is Grey", "City Walk", "Screens of Memory", "Façades", "Closing", "Metamorphosis Two"
The Church 1989 writer: "Floe", "Civil Wars"
Breathless 1983 performer: "Openings" - as Phillip Glass
Beauty and the Beast 1946 "La belle et la bête"

Music Department

The Apostle 2012 composer: theme music
Digital Dharma 2012 Documentary composer: additional music
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2011 TV Series music by - 1 episode
When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun 2010 Documentary composer: theme music
The Colbert Report 2010 TV Series musician - 1 episode
These Vagabond Shoes 2009 Short composer: theme music
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2007 TV Series composer - 1 episode
Hope 2006/III Short composer: stock music
UFO Files 2006 TV Series documentary composer - 1 episode
Night Stalker 2005-2006 TV Series theme by - 9 episodes
The Loss 2005 Short composer: additional music
Yes 2004/I composer: song "Paru River" from "Aguas de Amazonia"
Haj med luftpost 2001 TV Movie documentary composer: song "The Beginning"
The Truman Show 1998 composer: additional music
Closet Land 1991 creative musical supervision
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera 1985 Documentary music by
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 music arranger
Satyagraha 1983 TV Movie music by
Chappaqua 1966 music supervisor - as Phil Glass


This American Life: One Night Only at BAM 2014 Video Musical Guest
No Reservations 2007 Man at Bistro (uncredited)
Live from Lincoln Center 2007 TV Series Composer / Performer
The Truman Show 1998 Keyboard Artist


The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2011 TV Series book by - 1 episode
Anima Mundi 1992 Documentary short co-dramaturgist
Satyagraha 1983 TV Movie libretto


Powaqqatsi 1988 Documentary script consultant


Kelyje 2012 thanks
Kobresia: Fragments 2011 Short inspirational thanks
My America 2010 special thanks
Being John Malkovich 1999 acknowledgment


Charlie Rose 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music 2014 Documentary Himself
Under African Skies 2012 Documentary Himself
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2011 TV Series Himself - Composer
Music 2010 Documentary Himself
Invitation to World Literature 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Dancing Across Borders 2010 Documentary Himself - Musician
The Colbert Report 2010 TV Series Himself
P.O.V. 2009 TV Series documentary
BBC Proms 2009 TV Series Himself
Imagine 2005-2008 TV Series documentary Himself
What Are You Looking For? 2008 Documentary short Himself
9am with David & Kim 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Dixie Hummingbirds: 80 Years Young 2008 Documentary Himself
Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell 2008 Documentary Himself
Patti Smith: Dream of Life 2008 Documentary Himself
Chuck Close 2007 Documentary Himself
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts 2007 Documentary Himself
Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2007 TV Special Performer
The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music 2007 Documentary Himself
Absolute Wilson 2006 Documentary Himself
Richard Serra: Thinking on Your Feet 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Kiki and Herb Reloaded 2005 Himself
The Best of Secter & the Rest of Secter 2005 Documentary Himself
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Essence of Life 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Powaqqatsi: Impact of Progress 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Jonas at the Ocean 2002 Documentary Himself
A Brief History of Errol Morris 2000 Documentary
Armonie dell'Estasi 2000 Documentary
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation 1999 Documentary Himself
The Nova Convention Revisited: William S. Burroughs and the Arts 1998 Video Himself
Classic Albums: Paul Simon - Graceland 1997 Video documentary Himself
Sessions at West 54th 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
No More to Say & Nothing to Weep For: An Elegy for Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
American Masters 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
The Making of 'A Brief History of Time' 1992 TV Short documentary Himself - Composer
John Cage: Man and Myth 1990 Video documentary Himself
Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars 1987 Himself
The Kitchen Presents Two Moon July 1986 Documentary
A Composer's Notes: Philip Glass and the Making of an Opera 1986 Documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 1986 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
VH1 New Visions 1986 TV Series Himself - Guest Host (1986-1988)
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera 1985 Documentary Himself - Composer
Four American Composers 1983 TV Movie documentary
Music with Roots in the Aether: Opera for Television by Robert Ashley 1974 TV Mini-Series Himself

Archive Footage

La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself
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