“Brief Encounters” is a documentary about contemporary photographer Gregory Crewdson. The film follows Crewdson for a ten year period as he creates the photos for his “Beneath the Roses” series. Crewdson goes to elaborate lengths to create his photos, managing a crew of 60 people and overseeing the building of sets over periods of days and weeks. “Brief Encounters” begins showing in the U.S. on October 31st at the Film Forum in New York and will have subsequent screenings in other parts of the country. Check the film’s site for details.