Lisa Cholodenko Overview

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Born: June 05, 1964

Raised in Los Angeles, Lisa Cholodenko began her career in film in 1991 as an assistant editor, then moved to New York City in 1992 to study screenwriting and directing at Columbia University. While there, she made an award-winning lesbian-themed short film and began work on the screenplay of what would become her first feature length film in 1994, before graduating with her MFA. High Art (1998), about two women who discover a mutual attraction, was produced several years after she finished... See All

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