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Joan Micklin Silver

As a successful director working both inside and outside the Hollywood studio system, Joan Micklin Silver has been a true lamplighter. Garnering a steady stream of awards and box office successes, she has proved herself time and again as one of the most important woman directors to come out of the United States. She has also demonstrated that ... See full bio »
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 2003 Hunger Point (TV Movie)
 2002 Charms for the Easy Life (TV Movie)
 1999 Invisible Child (TV Movie)
 1995 Sisters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
 1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Movie) (segment "2")
 1989 Loverboy
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie)
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
 1975 Hester Street
 1973 The Fur Coat Club (Short)
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Directed radio series, 'Jewish Short Stories from Eastern Europe and Beyond, ' 1995.

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Her husband Raphael "Ray" and her daughters Marisa and Claudia have directed their own films. Together, they form Silverfilm Productions in 1984. See more »

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