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director , writer

Karen Folger Jacobs, American writer, director. Recipient prize Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-Maine, France, 1987. Member Women in Film (board directors 1982-1985), Film Arts Foundation, Indiana Feature Project, Project 6 (advisory board), San Francisco International Film Festival (juror since 1988).

Background

Jacobs, Karen Folger was born on October 28, 1940 in Cleveland. Daughter of John Keller and Elizabeth (Kinsman) Jacobs.

Education

Bachelor, Antioch College, 1963;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1974.

Career

Self-employed writer, Berkeley, since 1974;instructor screenwriting, San Francisco State University. Consultant Lucasfilm, Marin County, California. Contributor writer Hollywood Reporter.

Instructor University of California, Berkeley.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Girl Sports, 1978, Ward 81, 1980, other books, (screenplays) Candy Rapper, 1989, Partners, 1991, Why Me?, 1991. Assistant director (film) Bix, 1990. Director, producer (film) Breathtaking Women, 1987.

      Coordinator (film) American Bride, 1986.

Membership

Member Women in Film (board directors 1982-1985), Film Arts Foundation, Indiana Feature Project, Project 6 (advisory board), San Francisco International Film Festival (juror since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, nature.

Connections

father:
John Keller Jacobs

mother:
Elizabeth (Kinsman) Jacobs