Mirra Bank
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Mirra Bank

Full Bio
Mirra Bank (Director/Producer) Mirra Bank directs film and theater. Her current feature documentary, The Only Real Game, won Best Documentary at the 2013 NY Indian Film Festival. Her previous feature documentary, Last Dance, was short-listed for an Academy Award. Her innovative nonfiction feature, Nobodys Girls, was a PBS prime-time special, and her groundbreaking Indie Feature Enormous Changes, premiered at Sundance, followed by a critically praised theatrical release. Bank has been honored with awards and production support from, among others: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, NY State Council on the Arts, NY Foundation for the Arts, American Film Institute. Her films have premiered at festivals worldwide, including Edinburgh, NY Film Festival, Chicago, Seattle, Hawaii, AFI, Silverdocs, Final Frame, London, and Palm Springs. Bank is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio and recently directed several London premieres of new Ame

Professional Credits
Dir/Prod: Nobody's Girls (PBS). The Andy Warhol Video Tapes (12 part series, Andy Warhol Foundation/Whitney Museum). Spirit to Spirit: Nikki Giovanni (PBS). Prod/Co-Dir: Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (ABC Video Ent.). Prod/Dir: Last Dance, Monkey & the Bone Demon

Prod/Dir/Writer: The Only Real Game (new feature doc: Winner Best Documentary, NY Indian Film Festival 2013)
Industry Awards
Golden Gate Awards - ARTS. CINE Golden Eagle. Emmy. CHRIS Award. Blue Ribbon Amer Film Fest. Bronze, Chicago Film Fest. NEA Silver Apple

Programmers Choice Award, Sarasota Film Festival

AFI Award

NYFA Fellow

Smith College Medal in the Arts

AMPAS - shortlisted for Best Feature Documentary - LAST DANCE

Best Documentary, NY Indian Film Festival - THE ONLY REAL GAME