Nira Burstein

Nira Burstein (United States)

Nira Burstein is an award-winning filmmaker based in New York City. She is one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film and DOC NYC’s 40 Under 40. Her documentary film debut CHARM CIRCLE is a New York Times Critic’s Pick and had it's streaming premiere on the Criterion Channel. The film, executive produced by Fred Armisen and Gigantic Pictures, was nominated by The International Documentary Association for Best Editing and shortlisted for the Best Feature. Nira is a Gotham Fellow, and her work has been supported by the Jerome Foundation, Women Make Movies & Jewish Story Partners. She has made several music videos and narrative short films, including GANGRENOUS (Nantucket Film Festival) and OFF & AWAY (Brooklyn Film Festival.)


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