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Nancy Buirski

Augusta Films
Participates in 1 Session

Nancy Buirski is the founder of Augusta Films. She is the Director/Producer/Writer of The Rape of Recy Taylor that recently had its World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival and its North American Premiere at the New York Film Festival. It was awarded the prestigious Human Rights Nights Special Prize for Human Rights this year at the 74° Venice Biennale. Buirski is the Director/Producer/Writer of By Sidney Lumet (2015) that had its World Premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. She Produced/Directed/Wrote Afternoon of a Faun, World Premiere at the 51st New York Film Festival, International Premiere at the 64th Berlinale and record-breaking U.S theatrical release by Kino Lorber. She is Director/Producer/Writer of the Oscar shortlisted, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning The Loving Story (2012). She is a Producer of Loving by Jeff Nichols. She is directing Endangered, an animated feature based on Eliot Schrefer’s YA novel and will direct a narrative version of Afternoon of a Faun.

Buirski is a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. She founded and ran the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. She is the photographer and author of Earth Angels: Migrant Children in America and was the Foreign Picture Editor at The New York Times.

Sessions in which Nancy Buirski participates

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
1:45 PM
1:45 PM