Mirra Bank directs film and theater. Her previous feature documentary, Last Dance, was short-listed for an Academy Award. Her innovative nonfiction feature, Nobody’s Girls, was a PBS prime-time special; and her groundbreaking Indie Feature Enormous Changes premiered at Sundance, followed by a critically praised theatrical release. Bank has been honored with awards and production support from, among others: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, NY State Council on the Arts, NY Foundation for the Arts, American Film Institute. Her films have premiered at festivals worldwide, including Edinburgh, NY Film Festival, Chicago, Seattle, Hawaii, AFI, Silverdocs, Final Frame, London, and Palm Springs. Bank is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio and recently directed several London premieres of new American plays. She is a past President and current Advisory Board member of NYWIFT; a MadDowell Fellow and serves on the Board of the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.