Joe's Violin

PBS Premiere: July 24, 2017Check the broadcast schedule »

Filmmaker Bio

Kahane Cooperman Kahane Cooperman is a documentary filmmaker and television producer. She is currently the executive producer and showrunner of a project with RadicalMedia for SundanceTV. Prior, she was the executive producer and showrunner of The New Yorker Presents, a series with Jigsaw Productions for Amazon Prime, and a co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. For her work at the latter, she received eleven Primetime Emmy awards and two Peabody awards. She directed and produced several documentaries prior to Joe's Violin, including Cool Water, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and Making Dazed about Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused, which was broadcast on AMC and acquired by the Criterion Collection. Cooperman also produced the feature doc Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam, directed by Nick Broomfield. Cooperman has an MFA in film from Columbia University.