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Nara Thea Garber Edit Profile


Nara Thea Garber, American filmmaker.


Garber, Nara Thea was born on April 6, 1970 in New York City. Daughter of Donald Graham Garber and Ikuyo Tagawa Garber.


Bachelor of Arts in English, Harvard-Radcliffe, 1991. Master of Fine Arts in Film, Columbia University, 1999.


Researcher, writer travel guidebook Let's Go (Italy), Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991. Teacher Latin, administrator St. Anns School, Brooklyn, 1991—1994, college counselor, 1994—1998. Co-president Topiary Productions, Inc., since 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Director, writer: (films) A Quiet Chapter, 1997 (1st place award New York Student Film/Video Festival, Best Short Narrative, South Bronx Film Festival). Pas de Deux, 1999 (Silver Bear, Austria's Festival of Nations, Outstanding Narrative Short, CineWomenNY). Locations manager Baby John Doe, 1996.

      Editor (films, 24), 1999. (films, Fat Chance), 2000. (films) Amour Infinity, 2000 (Best Film, Jamaican Film Festival, Audience Choice award Los Angeles Black Film Festival).

      Business Class, 2002. Director photography, editor (films, Central Nam), 1999. Director photography (films) A Day in the Park, 2000.

      The Dead and the Dying, 2001. Director photography, editor Under Pressure, 2001. Welcome to Purgatory, 2002.

      (films, Jihad!), 2002-2003. Director photography (films) Mimmo & Paulie, 2003. (documentaries) Power, 2001.


Married Benjamin Dale Wolf, August 28, 1999.

Donald Graham Garber

Ikuyo Tagawa Garber

Benjamin Dale Wolf