Talia Lugacy

Talia Lugacy is a New York City-based writer, director, actress and teacher. Her second feature, This Is Not a War Story, about a ragtag group of combat veterans in New York who face their PTSD through art and community, is now playing on the festival circuit. It will screen next in narrative competition at the Woods Hole Film Festival, between July 31  and August 7; tickets go on sale July 1. Lugacy made her feature debut as writer-director in 2007 with the New York Times Critics’ Pick Descent, starring Rosario Dawson. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and member of the Actors Studio Directors Unit, she has taught at the School of Visual Arts and is now a faculty member at the New School.

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Reflections on the Making of a Hybrid Film: This Is Not a War Story

By Talia Lugacy | June 1, 2021

Reflections on the Making of a Hybrid Film: This Is Not a War Story

Writer-director-actor Talia Lugacy on how she rooted her new movie in authenticity through her innovative filmmaking approach.

Talia Lugacy (Descent) Talks Returning to Her Favorite Godard Film and When Cinema Becomes Great Art

By Talia Lugacy | July 25, 2015

Talia Lugacy (Descent) Talks Returning to Her Favorite Godard Film and When Cinema Becomes Great Art

What happens when, after many years, you see one of your most beloved films again? (What if you don't love it like you used to?)