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Pearl Gluck
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Pearl Gluck was awarded a Sundance Producer's Lab fellowship for Divan (2004), her first documentary film. Divan was broadcast on the Sundance Channel, theatrically premiered at the Film Forum in NYC and played at festivals worldwide. Her short film, Where Is Joel Baum (2012), stars Lynn Cohen won various awards at festivals including Best Actor for Luzer Twersky at the Starz Denver Film Festival. She is currently in post-production on her first fiction feature, The Turn Out, exploring domestic sex trafficking at truckstops. Her short film, Junior (2017) is currently playing at festivals and just won a Best Actress award for Elle Jae Stewart. In July 2011, she was a contributing producer for WTIU, the Indiana PBS affiliate. She released Soundwalk: Williamburg in 2007 on Paris Premiere, and won an Audie Award for the project. Her first short film that she co-wrote, Goyta (2007) premiered at Cannes, and she co-directed and co-produced the award-winning short, Great Balls of Fire (2001) which screened at Transmediale, Oberhausen, and at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. In 1996 she received a Fulbright grant to Hungary to collect Hasidic stories. Gluck has been interviewed about her work on NPR with Melissa Block, WBUR's The Connection with Chris Leiden in Boston and produced for WBAI. She has appeared in A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1998; Directed and Produced by Oren Rudavsky and Menachem Daum). Pearl teaches screenwriting and directing at Penn State University.

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