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Producer , writer , Film director

Bari F. Pearlman, American film director, producer, writer.


Pearlman, Bari F. was born on March 26, 1966 in Bronxville, New York, New York, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Ronald Pearlman and Lenore Sylvia (Buckalter) Kaufman.


Bachelor in English, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1987. Master of Arts in Literature, Indiana University, 1994.


Junior associate Whelan Group, Incorporated, New York York City, 1989-1991. Development assistant Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 1993-1994. Assistant to executive director Graduate Center Foundation City University of New York, 1994-1996.

Hospitality director Hamptons international Film Festival, East Hampton, New York, 1996-1997. President BTG Productions, New York City, since 1996. Managing director New York Women's Film Festival, 1997.

President Crazy Wisdom Pictures Inc., since 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Translator: (novel) Wanna Go Home, 1995. Assistant director feature film: The Cat, 1995. Director, producer documentary: Maj Jong-The Tiles That Bind, 1998, The Dharma Brats: Growing up Buddhist in America, 1998.

      Associate producer short film The Mission, since 1996. Assistant editor Filmmaker magazine, since 1997. Curator, programmer Moonwork Short Film Festival, since 1997.


Volunteer advisor Common Cause, New York City, since 1995, Motherless Daus., New York City, since 1995. Member steering committee, chair and founder younger women's task force National Organization for Women, Rockland County, 1988-1990. Speaker National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, New York City, 1990.

Member Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers, Women Make Movies. F C.


Lawrence Ronald Pearlman Kaufman

Lenore Sylvia (Buckalter) Kaufman