Bite-sized blog post: Shira Piven

Shira Piven

SHIRA PIVEN taught acting in prison through the Actors Gang prison project before directing films. Her most recent feature Welcome to Me (2014) stars Kristen Wiig and is available on Netflix.

She has been slated to direct for Transparent.

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Alliance of Women Film Directors
New York TImes
Chicago Tribune

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2013Lifecasters (TV Movie documentary)
 2012The Beast and the Angel (Documentary short)

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