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J.R. Niles

Award winning screenwriter and director, J.R. Niles is an American Filmmaker and Songwriter based in Los Angeles who came out of the LA Rock Music scene (1990-2001). Niles began writing and directing films in 2008. Her first two films included, On This Land Kilimanjaro filmed in Tanzania, Africa at Mt. Kilimanjaro and her film on Women of the ... See full bio »

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  Once the Music Played (as J. Niles) (announced)
  Par 4 (as J. Niles) (announced)
 2018 Beyond the Silence in America (Documentary) (as J. Niles) (completed)
 2017 Beyond the Silence in America: San Francisco (Documentary) (as J. Niles)
 2016 Dreams of Hepburn (Short) (as J.R. Niles)
 2015 Power to Greenlight (Video)
 2015 Heartbeat LA (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Cousin Lucy (2015) ... (as J. Niles)
- A Star Is Born Again (2015) ... (as J. Niles)
- Hello Hollywood (2015) ... (as J. Niles)
 2015 Heartbeat New York (Short)
 2015 Women of Action: Redefining the Super Hero (Video documentary)
 2014 Duke Ellington Life Is Music (Video documentary short)
 2010 The Artists of Resistance (Documentary short) (as J. Niles)
 2009 On This Land Kilimanjaro (Documentary short) (as J. Niles)
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Alternate Names:

J Rae Niles | J. Niles

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The most important thing in my life as an artist, are the Muses. Without the Muse there is no art. They are the breath, the life, the fire and the beauty from which all the creativity is born. J.R. Niles. See more »


Niles is a serious Lady Gaga fan. See more »

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