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      Jane Weinstock is  film director and writer based in New York City. She was a Sundance Director's Lab fellow. Her first feature EASY, which she wrote and directed, received high praise from the Los Angeles Times (Kenneth Turan) and the New York Times (Anita Gates) and was shown at Sundance, Toronto, and numerous other festivals. Since EASY, Weinstock has directed and co-written THE MOMENT, which stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Martin Henderson, Alia Shawkat and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. The film was described by the Village Voice (Sam Weisberg) as “electrifying” and was first shown at the Tribeca Film Festival. Weinstock has just completed the script for her next film, THREE BIRTHDAYS, which she will direct in 2021.

        Weinstock began filmmaking with SIGMUND FREUD'S DORA, which she co-wrote and co-directed. DORA screened at the Berlin Film Festival, the Whitney Museum, the Collective for Living Cinema, and the Whitechapel Gallery (London). It was also shown on British and Australian television and in numerous film, feminism, and psychology departments

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in the U.S. and Europe. Weinstock went on to make VOICES OF SILENCE (for German television) and THE CLEAN UP, which showed theatrically and which played at Sundance, Toronto, and Venice.   

        Weinstock graduated from Princeton University and attended graduate programs at the Slade (London), NYU and the Paris Film Program. She has taught at various institutions including NYU, UCLA and Cal Arts. She has written about film and about contemporary art in such publications as Camera ObscuraOctober, and Art in America. Weinstock has recently written on the performance artist/video artist, Suzanne Bocanegra, for October and on the photographer, Jeff Wall (co-written with James Welling) for a Wall catalogue published by the George Economou Collection. She was the film and video curator of Difference: On Representation and Sexuality at the New Museum (New York) and at the Institute of Contemporary Art (London). She co-edited a collection of Craig Owens' writings, Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture. 

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