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Barbara Kopple

Barbara Kopple was born on July 30, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. She is a director and producer, known for Shut Up & Sing (2006), Harlan County U.S.A. (1976) and Havoc (2005). See full bio »

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 2015 Miss Sharon Jones! (Documentary)
 2015 The ThankList (Short)
 2013 Vanity Fair: Decades (TV Mini-Series short) (1 episode)
 2013 Running from Crazy (Documentary)
 2011 A Force of Nature (Documentary)
 2011 Gun Fight (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2009 Woodstock: Now & Then (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 The D.C. Sniper's Wife: A Barbara Kopple Film (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Addiction (TV Movie documentary) (segment "Steamfitters Local Union 638")
 2007 High School Musical: The Music in You (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Addiction Project (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 Shut Up & Sing (Documentary)
 2005 Havoc
 2005 Bearing Witness (Documentary)
 2003 I Married... (TV Series)
 2002 Confident for Life: Kids & Body Image (Video documentary)
 2002 The Hamptons (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2000 My Generation (Documentary)
 1999 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1999 Oz (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Out o' Time (1999)
 1997-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Self Defense (1999)
- The Documentary (1997)
 1998 Woodstock '94 (Documentary)
 1997 Wild Man Blues (Documentary)
 1994 A Century of Women (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 American Dream (Documentary)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Keeping On (1983)
 1976 Harlan County U.S.A. (Documentary)
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I've always been interested in how people think, how they react to challenges in their lives - what makes people tick. I've also always been passionate about social issues and causes, and I wanted to make films that addressed important issues in very human terms. See more »

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