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      Liz Garbus

      Liz Garbus

      Highest Rated: 100% All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020)

      Lowest Rated: 65% Love, Marilyn (2012)

      Birthday: Apr 11, 1970

      Birthplace: Not Available

      From the very beginnings of her career as a documentarian, Liz Garbus devoted herself to telling hard-hitting stories about subjects that didn't often earn the big screen treatment. After graduating from Brown University in 1992, Garbus made her filmmaking debut with "The Farm: Angola, USA" (1998), which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and earned the rare distinction of being nominated at both the following year's Oscar and Emmy ceremonies; the film won two Emmys recognizing its cinematography and editing. Garbus found further success directing and producing documentaries like "Different Moms" (1999), "The Execution of Wanda Jean" (2002), and "The Nazi Officer's Wife" (2003), and "Girlhood" (2003). The latter aimed to expose the seldom-seen inside world of the American penitentiary system from the perspective of two young female inmates. As her career continued, Garbus began collaborating more and more with other artists, co-directing "Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas!" (2006) with actor Rosie Perez and producing director Rory Kennedy's documentary "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib" (2007). Garbus earned especial acclaim for "Bobby Fischer Against the World" (2011), a film that illustrated the occupational journey of the titular chess prodigy. She turned her eye to the talents of music legend Nina Simone for "What Happened, Miss Simone?" (2015), which earned Garbus her first Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature since her film debut.

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      Liz Garbus at arrivals for THE FOURTH ESTATE Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2018, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY April 28, 2018. Photo By: Jason Mendez/Everett Collection Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt (L), Liz Garbus (R), ©HBOMR GIRLHOOD, Megan, Liz Garbus, 2003, (c) Wellspring

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      81% No Score Yet Power Executive Producer - 2024
      92% 95% Take Care of Maya Executive Producer - 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Barber of Little Rock Executive Producer - 2023
      71% No Score Yet Justice Executive Producer - 2023
      85% No Score Yet To the End Executive Producer $9.7K 2022
      No Score Yet 75% I Am Vanessa Guillen Executive Producer - 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Conspiracy Producer - 2022
      71% 53% Mayor Pete Executive Producer - 2021
      98% 83% Becoming Cousteau Director,
      Producer
      $230.5K 2021
      86% 2% Fauci Executive Producer - 2021
      100% 68% All In: The Fight for Democracy Director,
      Producer
      - 2020
      73% 51% Lost Girls Director - 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Killed Garrett Phillips? Director - 2019
      67% 75% Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper Director,
      Producer
      - 2016
      90% 85% What Happened, Miss Simone? Director,
      Producer
      - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Before the Spring: After the Fall Producer - 2013
      65% 58% Love, Marilyn Director - 2012
      88% 86% Bobby Fischer Against the World Director - 2011
      No Score Yet 58% There's Something Wrong With Aunt Diane Director - 2011
      No Score Yet 79% Family Affair Producer - 2010
      No Score Yet 62% Killing in the Name Producer - 2010
      No Score Yet 68% Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech Director,
      Producer
      - 2009
      No Score Yet 55% Coma Director - 2007
      No Score Yet 81% Bratz Babyz: The Movie Producer - 2006
      No Score Yet 79% I'm Boricua, Just So You Know! Co-Director,
      Producer
      - 2006
      100% 93% Street Fight Executive Producer - 2005
      94% 74% Girl Hood Director,
      Producer
      $37.8K 2003
      85% 92% The Nazi Officer's Wife Director - 2003
      83% 90% The Execution of Wanda Jean Director,
      Producer
      $1.4K 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Con Man Executive Producer - 2002
      100% 87% The Farm: Angola, USA Director,
      Producer
      $12.8K 1998

      TV

      Credit
      100% 85% Last Call: When a Serial Killer Stalked Queer New York Executive Producer 2023
      100% 59% Stolen Youth: Inside the Cult at Sarah Lawrence Executive Producer 2023
      43% 19% Harry & Meghan Executive Producer 2022
      88% 45% Eat the Rich: The GameStop Saga Executive Producer 2022
      No Score Yet 60% The Murders Before the Marathon Executive Producer 2022
      88% 78% Children of the Underground Executive Producer 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fix Executive Producer 2022
      92% 67% Nuclear Family Executive Producer 2021
      96% 69% I'll Be Gone in the Dark Director 2020-2021
      100% 89% The Innocence Files Executive Producer 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Killed Garrett Phillips? Producer,
      Director
      2019
      75% No Score Yet The Opposition With Jordan Klepper Guest 2018
      72% 83% The Fourth Estate Host 2018
      No Score Yet 61% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2018
      No Score Yet 10% The View Guest 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tavis Smiley Guest 2015