Lyn Goldfarb

Lyn Goldfarb has produced, directed and written documentaries and series for  PBS and major cable for the past 30 years. She has also been an instructor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and in 2010, at the American Center, U.S. Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar. Her latest film is the award winning short  Eddy’s World, featured on and broadcast on PBS SoCal/KCET. Her series and documentaries for PBS include: Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race, California and The American Dream (4 hours), Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire (3 hours), The Roman Empire in the First Century (4 hours), The New Los Angeles, People in Motion, and With Babies and Banners.   Goldfarb has also produced short documentaries for museums, exhibitions and non-profits.  She has received an Academy Award nomination, two Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, two Du-Pont Columbia Awards, CINE Golden Eagle, one Silver Telly and three Bronze Telly Awards and numerous others. She has served as a judge for the National Endowment for the Humanities, DGA and WGA Documentary Awards, the International Documentary Association, DuPont Columbia Awards, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, among others. She has received major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, California Humanities Council, and the Ford Foundation. She has filmed in 13 countries throughout the world.