Josh Safdie


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Born and raised in New York City: in both Queens & Manhattan. He attended the school of Communication at Boston University. He often collaborates with his brother Benny Safdie. The brothers have both cited early experiences in front of their father's camera as the reasons for their pursing filmmaking. Their father is not a filmmaker, though they ... See full bio »

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Good Time Director
(2017)
Uncut Gems Director
(2019)
Daddy Longlegs Director
(2009)

Filmography

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 2020 Goldman v Silverman (Short)
 2019 Uncut Gems
 2017 Jay-Z: Marcy Me (Video short)
 2017 Good Time (directed by)
 2013 Heartland (Short)
 2013 Lenny Cooke (Documentary)
 2012 Lose Her Island (Short)
 2012 Solid Gold (Short)
 2012 The Trophy Hunter (Short) (directed by)
 2012 The Black Balloon (Short)
 2011 Straight Hustle (Documentary short) (directed by)
 2011 Buttons (Documentary) (directed by)
 2010 John's Gone (Short) (directed by)
 2009 Daddy Longlegs (directed by)
 2008 The Pleasure of Being Robbed (as Joshua Safdie)
 2007 Jerry Ruis, Shall We Do This? (Short) (directed by)
 2007 The Back of Her Head (Short) (directed by)
 2006 I Think I'm Missing Parts (Short)
 2006 The Ralph Handel Story (Short)
 2006 We're Going to the Zoo (Short) (as Joshua Safdie)
 2006 If You See Something, Say Something (Short) (as Joshua Safdie)
 2005 The Adventures of Slaters's Friend (Short) (as Joshua Safdie)
 2002 Lethargy (Short) (as Joshua Safdie)
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Came to notice after premiering his first two feature films in two consecutive years [2008 and 2009] at Cannes in the Director's Fortnight. See more »

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