Radha Blank

Radha Blank is a Director, Playwright, TV Writer, Performer and proud Native New Yorker who The New York Times has hailed as a ‘brilliant filmmaker’.

Blank’s first feature film, The Forty-Year-Old Version, was one of the most acclaimed debuts of 2020 for which she was awarded The Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Dramatic Directing Award, The Sundance Vanguard Award and The National Board of Review’s Spotlight Award. The film was placed on NBR’s highly regarded Top Films of 2020 list and also placed Radha on Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch” list that same year. 

Then in 2021, The Forty-Year-Old Version garnered The Gotham Awards’ Best Screenplay Award, The NAACP Image Award for Best Writing in a Motion Picture, The New York Film Critics Circle’s Best First Film, The Toronto Film Critics Award for Best First Film, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s New Generation Award, The Black Film Critics Circle’s Rising Star Award and much more!

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