BirthdayDecember 0, 1962
BirthplaceKabul, Afghanistan

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jem Cohen

    Full name: Jem Cohen
    Also known as: Jem Cohen, Cohen, Jem
    Professions: Director, Cinematographer, Editor

  2. Jem Cohen Known for

    Museum Hours (2012), Benjamin Smoke (2000), Chain (2004), Instrument (2003)

  3. Jem Cohen Biography

    Jem Alan Cohen (born 1962 in Kabul, Afghanistan) is a New York City-based American film maker, especially known for his observational portraits of urban landscapes, blending of media formats (16mm, Super 8, video) and collaborations with music artists. He is the recipient of the Independent Spirit Award for feature filmmaking. "Cohen's films have been broadcast in Europe by the BBC and ZDF/ARTE, and in the United States by the Sundance Channel and PBS. They are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney, and Melbourne's Screen Gallery." He also makes multi-channel installations and still photographs and had a photography show at Robert Miller Gallery in 2009. He has received grants from the Guggenheim, Creative Capital, Rockefeller and Alpert Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other organizations.

  4. Jem Cohen Family

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