JEFFREY FRIEDMAN

Editor

OPEN YOUR EYES (2015)

An impoverished blind Nepalese couple take a perilous journey through the mountains for the chance to see again.  Directed and co-edited by Irene Taylor Brodsky. HBO Short. 

BEYOND MEASURE (2014)

A vanguard of educators across the country are pioneering fresh visions for American schools. Directed by Vicki Abeles. 

KINGS POINT (2012)

Residents of a retirement community in Florida - men and women who came decades ago with their spouses - now find themselves grappling with love, loss, and the need for human connection. Directed by Sari Gilman. HBO. 

Academy Award nomination, Best Documentary Short

 THE CELLULOID CLOSET (1995)

A century of gay and lesbian images in Hollywood movies, featuring clips from over 100 movies and interviews with actors and filmmakers. Co-edited with Arnold Glassman. Theatrical: Sony Pictures Classics; TV: HBO, Channel 4 (U.K.), ZDF/Arté (Germany/France);  Home video: Columbia TriStar. 

Emmy Award, George Foster Peabody Award, duPont-Columbia Award.

COMMON THREADS: STORIES FROM THE QUILT (1989)

The first decade of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. and the government’s failure to respond. HBO (broadcast and home video). Released theatrically by Direct Cinema.

Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature; George Foster Peabody Award

ISAIAH’S RAP (2001)

Three minute film for Underground Zero, a compilation of filmmakers’ responses to 9/11. HBO.

FACES OF THE ENEMY (1987)

            A psychological study of propaganda, enemies and enemy-making. Directed by Bill Jersey.  PBS.

CINE Golden Eagle; Silver Hugo Award, Chicago International Film Festival.

JAMMIN’: JELLY ROLL MORTON ON BROADWAY (1992)

Documentary about the Broadway show Jelly’s Last Jam, featuring director George C. Wolfe and star Gregory Hines.  PBS Great Performances.

WE THE PEOPLE (1987)

Two one-hour episodes in a 4-part documentary series hosted by Peter Jennings. Directors: Bill Jersey, Rob Epstein. PBS.

PORTRAIT OF AMERICA (1984-1986)

Four one-hour episodes of the Turner Broadcasting documentary series hosted by Hal Holbrook. Directors: Bill Jersey, Robert Elfstrom.

RIDES ON THE CAROUSEL (1975)

Animated hour-long special about the work of psychologist Erik Erikson Director: John Hubley. CBS.

associate EDITOR

NEVER CRY WOLF (1983)

            Dramatic feature. Director: Carroll Ballard. Editors: Michael Chandler, Peter Parasheles. Walt Disney Pictures.

LIFELINE (1978)

One-hour episode of the weekly nonfiction hospital drama. Director: Robert Elfstrom. Supervising editor: Geof Bartz. NBC.

ASSISTANT EDITOR

RAGING BULL (1980)

Dramatic feature. Director: Martin Scorsese. Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker (Academy Award, Best Film Editing) United Artists..

THE BLUE HOTEL (1977)

Director: Ján Kadár. Editors: Richard Marks and Barbara Marks. PBS.

LAW AND DISORDER (1974)

Dramatic feature with Carroll O’Connor, Karen Black, Ernest Borgnine. Director: Ivan Passer. Columbia Pictures. 

NICKY’S WORLD (1974)

Made-for-TV movie with Olympia Dukakis (CBS). CBS.

APPRENTICE EDITOR

THE EXORCIST (1973)

Director: William Friedkin. Warner Brothers.

 VISIONS OF EIGHT (1973)

Apprentice Editor 35 mm documentary feature on the Munich Olympics. Segment Director: Arthur Penn. Editor: Dede Allen. Assistant Editor: Steve Rotter. Wolper Productions / Cinema 5.

MARJOE (1972)

Feature documentary (Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature). Editor: Larry Silk.