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GIL KOFMAN - was born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, Israel, and NYC. He received an M.F.A. in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. His play American Magic, a dark political satire, was produced in NY, LA, and London with music by Lee Ranaldo from Sonic Youth and Richard Foreman playing the part of the President. It was later published by Broadway Play Publishing along with two other plays, Interview and Pharmacopeia. His film, The Memory Thief, won the Feature Award at the Edmonton Int'l Film Festival and played on the Sundance Channel. He later directed a thriller in mainland China, called, Case Sensitive, which was developed at the Sundance Producer's Lab and got a wide release in China, and played on HBO Asia. His other film Lost in the White City played at the Black Nights Film Festival and in other places around the world. His novel aKa came out this March in Berlin - here. His next play Dickhead will premiere this October at Theatre for the New City, also directed by Richard Caliban.

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