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Ed Pincus (1938–2013)

Ed Pincus was born on July 6, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Edward Ralph Pincus. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Black Natchez (1967), The Axe in the Attic (2007) and Life and Other Anxieties (1978). He was married to Jane Kates Pincus and Jane. He died on November 5, 2013 in Vermont, USA. See full bio »


(age 75) in Vermont, USA

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Black Natchez
Black Natchez Director
The Axe in the Attic
Life and Other Anxieties
One Cut, One Life


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 2014 One Cut, One Life (Documentary)
 2007 The Axe in the Attic (Documentary) (co-director)
 1982 Diaries (Documentary)
 1978 Life and Other Anxieties (Documentary)
 1967 Black Natchez (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Nonfiction book: "The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age" (with Steven Ascher) See more »

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Edward Pincus

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[re Diaries (1982)] A crew of one meant that intimate relations could be filmed in a documentary. Films could be shot over a long duration without skyrocketing costs. I decided to do an experiment. I would film for five years, not look at the footage, leave it in the can for five more years and then edit. See more »


While filming in the South in the 1960s for his film Black Natchez (1967), he met Dennis Sweeney. Sweeney later became increasingly mentally unstable and threatened Pincus and his family to the point where they had moved to Vermont nd ed was commuting to his work in Cambridge, MA. By 1980, Dennis Sweeney had become so unhinged that he killed convicted of a former Democratic congressman Allard ... See more »

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