KIMBERLY PEIRCE began working on her first feature Boys Don’t Cry (1999) while a graduate student at Columbia film school. She started by making a self-funded short catching the attention of producer Christine Vachon who would help her turn it into a feature.
The remake of the Stephen King classic Carrie (2013) directed by Peirce was only one of two female helmed films to be in the top 100 grossing films of that year.
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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):
2015Manhattan (TV Series) (1 episode)
– 33 (2015)
2015Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
– Play with Friends (2015)
2015TURN: Washington’s Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
– Valley Forge (2015)
2006The L Word (TV Series) (1 episode)
– Lifeline (2006)
1999Boys Don’t Cry
1995Boys Don’t Cry (Short)
1994The Last Good Breath (Short)