Joan Micklin Silver

Joan Micklin Silver couldn't interest a Hollywood studio in doing a film about early Eastern European immigrants to New York, which would incorporate some Yiddish. So she wrote, directed and co-produced Hester Street (1975) herself.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Joan Micklin Silver." (Viewed on July 20, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/silver-joan-still-image>.

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