Lydia Dean Pilcher

Lydia Dean Pilcher is a filmmaker based in New York City. She has produced more than 35 feature films, including 11 films with internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair. She is a two-time Emmy winner and an Academy Award nominee for Cutie & the Boxer. Her recent films as a producer include The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks for HBO and The Queen of Katwe for Disney, starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo. The World War II drama A Call to Spy, which she directed, is out now in theaters nationwide and on VOD through IFC, and the 1920s-set historical drama Radium Girls, starring Joey King and Abby Quinn, which Pilcher co-directed with Ginny Mohler, is in select theaters and virtual cinemas on October 23 through Juno Films.

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My Season of Change and Making Cinema During a Global Pandemic

By Lydia Dean Pilcher | October 22, 2020

My Season of Change and Making Cinema During a Global Pandemic

Lydia Dean Pilcher, director of the new films Radium Girls and A Call to Spy, reflects on her personal and professional journey in 2020.