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Lauren Wolkstein

Lauren Wolkstein is an American film director, writer, and editor. She is known for directing the 2017 drama-thriller The Strange Ones with Christopher Radcliff and serving on the directorial team for the third season of Ava DuVernay's Queen Sugar, which she followed with a Producing Director role in the fifth season. A 2017-2018 Women at Sundance... See full bio »

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The Strange Ones Director
The Strange Ones Director
Cigarette Candy Director


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 2018-2021 Queen Sugar (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #5.1 (2021)
 2020 Dare Me (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2019 Cloak & Dagger (TV Series) (1 episode)
- B Sides (2019)
 2016 Collective: Unconscious (segments "All Hypnosis is Self Hypnosis", "Beemus, It'll End in Tears")
 2014 Girls on Film: The First Date (segment "Social Butterfly")
 2013 Social Butterfly (Short)
 2011 Boys on Film 7: Bad Romance (segment "The Strange Ones")
 2011 The Strange Ones (Short)
 2009 Cigarette Candy (Short)
 2008 She Likes Girls 3 (Video)
 2007 Love Crimes (Video short)
 2007 Dandelion Fall (Short)
 2005 Coney Island Catch (Short)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (10 credits)
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (3 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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She was named one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film 2013" in Filmmaker Magazine, an annual selection of faces who will be shaping the independent film world in the future. See more »



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