J.R. Niles

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Musician by soul, filmmaker by vision. J.R. Niles is an American Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Musician, and Songwriter. Always led by a calling for adventure she made her first film on a solo journey to Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. Before filmmaking, Niles came out of the LA Rock Music scene of the late 1990s. Born on the East ... See full bio »

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Alternate Names:

J Rae Niles | J. Niles

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It is often while standing at the edge and facing the precipice, that there comes a moment where all things turn silent and fade into darkness. It is at that time, in that place, in the stillness of that moment, when the light suddenly appears over the edge. J.R. Niles See more »


Niles has traveled a lot of the world she has lived in the Middle East and Singapore and shot her first film in Tanzania, Africa at Mt Kilimanjaro. Her favorite city is Paris. Seeing and understanding other cultures has greatly influenced her writing, her music and her films. See more »

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