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Barbara Kopple

Kopple at the Montclair Film Festival, May 2015
Born (1946-07-30) July 30, 1946 (age 70)
New York City, New York

Most of my films have been documentaries, but I'm also very interested in narrative filmmaking.
Barbara Kopple
I think I still have that same drive and determination, the same curiosity and passion for filmmaking that I did when I first started. Every film brings with it unique challenges and experiences, and I approach every one with the same enthusiasm.
Barbara Kopple
I've always been interested in how people think, how they react to challenges in their lives – what makes people tick. I've also always been passionate about social issues and causes, and I wanted to make films that addressed important issues in very human terms.
Barbara Kopple
We never really know what's around the corner when we're filming – what turn a story will take, what a character will do or say to surprise us, how the events in the world will impact our story.
Barbara Kopple