Chris James Thompson

Chris James Thompson is the director/editor of the new documentary We Are Not Ghouls, out now on digital through Gravitas Ventures. He began his career assisting director Chris Smith with credits on The Pool and Collapse. His directorial feature debut, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, premiered in competition at SXSW, was acquired and released theatrically by IFC, and was declared a New York Times Critic’s Pick in 2013. His other films include: MECCA: The Floor for ESPN 30-for-30, which won an Emmy for Short-Format Series, and The 414s: The Original Teenage Hackers, which premiered at Sundance and was acquired by CNN Films to premiere on The Anderson Cooper Show. His company, Good Credit Productions, edits feature fiction & non-fiction films and he also makes films and music videos for the bands Bon Iver and Sylvan Esso.(Photo by Jamie W. Carroll.)


What Happened to Abdel

By Chris James Thompson | February 28, 2023

What Happened to Abdel

Director Chris James Thompson on the very personal roots of his new documentary about Guantanamo, We Are Not Ghouls.