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Jared Moshe is an American-born director, screenwriter and producer of independent films.[1] He wrote and directed the feature Westerns Dead Man's Burden (2012) and The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017).[2][3] He has also produced the features Destricted (2006), Kurt Cobain: About a Son (2006), Low and Behold (2007), Beautiful Losers (2008), Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011), and Silver Tongues (2011).[4]


Early lifeEdit

Moshe grew up in Chappaqua, NY. He is a graduate of Horace Greeley High School and Amherst College.[5][6]


Moshe began his producing career with Kurt Cobain: About a Son, which premiered at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival[7] and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. The film was produced under Moshe's Sidetrack Films banner, a financing and production company.[8] Among the other films produced by Moshe at Sidetrack were Low and Behold, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival,[9] and Beautiful Losers, which played at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival[10] and 2008 Locarno Film Festival.[11]

Under his Stick! Pictures banner, Moshe executive produced Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, a feature-length documentary exploring the career of Hollywood director Roger Corman.[12] Interviewed celebrities include Robert De Niro, Quentin Tarantino, Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese, and Ron Howard, among others. The film was shown at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival[13] and the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.[14] It was distributed by A&E.[15]

He also produced Silver Tongues, starring Lee Tergesen and Enid Graham.[16] At the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival, Silver Tongues was given the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film,[17] and was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.[18] The movie was released by Virgil Films.

Moshe made the transition to writer-director with the feature Western Dead Man's Burden, starring Clare Bowen, David Call, and Barlow Jacobs.[19] The film premiered at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival.[20] It was released theatrically by Cinedigm.[21]

Moshe's most recent film is The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017), starring Bill Pullman, Kathy Baker, Jim Caviezel, Tommy Flanagan, and Peter Fonda.[22]


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  2. ^ Harris, Brandon. "Jared Moshe on Dead Man's Burden | Filmmaker Magazine". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  3. ^ Busch, Anita (2016-09-08). "'The Ballad Of Lefty Brown' To Star Bill Pullman, Jim Caviezel And Peter Fonda". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
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  5. ^ "Spring All-Academic Selections Announced - NESCAC". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  6. ^ "Jared Moshe". Amherst College. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  7. ^ Source: Rolling Stone,
  8. ^ Indiewire. "INDUSTRY MOVES: Moshe Joins Sidetrack Films | IndieWire". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  9. ^ Harvey, Dennis (2007-01-30). "Review: 'Low And Behold'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  10. ^ Inc., POV | American Documentary. "'Beautiful Losers' at SXSW". POV's Documentary Blog. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  11. ^ Elley, Derek (2007-07-11). "Locarno Intl. Film Festival 2007 lineup". Variety. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  12. ^ Source:
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-06. Retrieved 2011-01-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  14. ^ Source: New York Times,
  15. ^ Knegt, Peter. "A&E IndieFilms Takes TV Rights To "Corman's World" | IndieWire". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  16. ^ Source: IMDb,
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-30. Retrieved 2011-02-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  18. ^ "Independent Spirit Awards - Slamdance". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  19. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (2013-05-02). "'Dead Man's Burden,' Directed by Jared Moshé". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  20. ^ Walsh, Katie. "L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Dead Man's Burden' Is A Stunningly Shot, Slow Burner Of A Classic, Yet Modern Western | IndieWire". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  21. ^ mthiele. ""DEAD MAN'S BURDEN" - - Cinedigm Entertainment". Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  22. ^ McNary, Dave (2016-09-07). "Bill Pullman, Jim Caviezel Starring in Western 'Ballad of Lefty Brown' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2017-01-27.

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