Ry Russo-Young

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Ry Russo-Young
Ry Russo-Young by Adam Schartoff.jpg
Born (1981-11-16) November 16, 1981 (age 34)
Nationality American
Education Oberlin College, St. Ann's School
Known for Independent filmmaker

Ry Russo-Young (born November 16, 1981) is an American independent filmmaker. Her film You Wont Miss Me appeared at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009 and won a Gotham Award for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You.[1] Her first feature, Orphans, won a special jury prize at South by Southwest in 2007.[2] Her short film Marion, won several awards including a Silver Hugo for Best Experimental Short at the Chicago Independent Film Festival.[1] She also appeared in Joe Swanberg's Hannah Takes the Stairs.[3]

She attended Oberlin College[4] and Saint Ann's School.


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  1. ^ a b http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1735543/awards
  2. ^ http://sxsw.com/film/film_awards/past_winners
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0841108/
  4. ^ Ry Russo-Young at the Internet Movie Database

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