Joshua Safdie

co-directed the new film “Heaven Knows What.”

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Brothers Joshua Safdie and Ben Safdie are independent filmmakers based in New York City, who frequently collaborate.

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A tough new cinema-veritéfilm opened this past weekend. Heaven Knows What is about a young heroin addict trying to survive on the streets of New York.

'Heaven Knows What'

A tough new cinema-veritéfilm opened this past weekend. Heaven Knows What is about a young heroin addict trying to survive on the streets of New York.

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