Director / Screenwriter
Kimberly Ane Peirce - an American filmmaker best known for her debut Academy Award winning feature, Boys Don't Cry (1999), Stop Loss, Carrie, and TV.
Work by Kimberly
Kimberly Ane Peirce is an American filmmaker best known for her debut Academy Award winning feature, Boys Don't Cry (1999). Since, she has gone on to direct two more features, most recently Carrie (2013), a "thoughtful and engaging twist" on the 1976 film based off Stephen King's novel, according to a New Yorker Review. Carrie's success launched Peirce's carreer as one of the most successful TV directors, from her work on "Dear White People" to "American Crime", Peirce demonstrates her ability to adapt to a variety of genres and styles. Peirce recently announced work on her next feature This is Jane, a feature based on the book my Laura Kaplan about abortion rights in Chicago during the 1960s.