Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1994)

Best Short Film, Live Action

The Dutch Master (1993)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Screenwriter

The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club (2005)

Cannes Film Festival

SACD Prize (Directors' Fortnight) [Nominee] (1985)


Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1982)


Smithereens (1982)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (1976)

Best Short Film

And You Act Like One Too (1976)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (1986)

Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

LA Femme International Film Festival

LA Femme Filmmaker Award [Winner] (2006)

Meritorius Achievement Award

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

Festival Prize [Winner] (2013)

Best Director Feature

Musical Chairs (2011)

New Hope Film Festival

Festival Award [Winner] (2015)

Lifetime Achievement Award

New York Women in Film & Television

Muse Award [Winner] (1989)


Student Academy Awards, USA

Student Academy Award [Nominee] (1976)

Narrative

And You Act Like One Too (1976)