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Lyn Goldfarb

Public bio

Lyn Goldfarb is an Academy-Award nominated filmmaker, specializing in historical and social issue documentaries, with 15 feature documentaries broadcast on national primetime PBS and major cable. She has produced numerous short documentaries for a variety of clients, including: the Guadalajara International Book Fair, Getty Museum, the American Association of Museums, Stanford University, labor and public interest organizations. She is the Director, Producer and Writer of BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE, narrated by Alfre Woodard. Premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival 2015; broadcast nationally on PBS, February, 2016, and  TOM BRADLEY'S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM, an educational documentary. She is a producer, director and writer, and a member of the DGA and WGA. Her award winning television credits include: THE NEW LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, JAPAN: MEMOIRS OF A SECRET EMPIRE, THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN THE FIRST CENTURY,THE GREAT WAR, THE GREAT DEPRESSION, PEOPLE IN MOTION, DANGER: KIDS AT WORK, WITH BABIES AND BANNERS and A TASTE OF FREEDOM. Her awards include: Academy Award nomination; 2 Emmy Awards; Peabody; 2 du-Pont Columbia Awards; Golden Mike; CINE Golden Eagle; 3 Bronze Telly Awards; IMAGEN Award nominee; Cable ACE Award nominee; Blue Ribbon, Emily Grand Prize, American Film Festival; Gold Ducat, Mannheim Int'l Film Festival; Award of Excellence, National Film Advisory Board; First Prize, Festival du Cinema Portugal; Outstanding Film of the Year, London International Film Festival; Silver Medal, Nyon Int'l Film Festival; Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Award.