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Known For Directing

Known Credits 17

Gender Female

Birthday 1917-04-29

Day of Death 1961-10-13 (44 years old)

Place of Birth Kiev, Russian Republic (now Ukraine)

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Biography

Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961), born Eleanora Derenkowskaia (Russian: Элеоно́ра Деренко́вская), was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial promoters of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer and photographer.

Directing

1985
1959
1958
1951
1949
1949
1946
1946
1945
1944
1944
1943

Acting

2019
2012
2002
1986
1946
1946
1944
1943

Writing

2018
1985
1958
1951
1949
1944
1943

Editing

1958
1943

Crew

1958
1949

Production

1951
1946

Sound

2012

Camera

1943

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