Lyn Goldfarb

Co-director of the new documentary 'Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race.'


Lyn Goldfarb is an Academy-Award nominated filmmaker, specializing in historical and social issue documentaries, with 16 feature documentaries broadcast nationally on PBS and major cable.

Her award winning, national primetime 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.

Lyn Goldfarb’s work embraces new forms of media, from interactive media to public video art and installations. She has exhibited in a variety of venues, including: the Guadalajara International Book Fair, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Autry Museum of the American West, the California Museum of Women, History and the Arts, and the American Association of Museums Annual Convention.

Goldfarb’s documentaries use evocative story telling, penetrating archival footage, and visually compelling cinematography to put a human face on historical events, and to reveal the enduring spirit in stories that still have an impact on our world today.

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L.A. has a long history of strong-armed policing, but even though problems persist, the LAPD has come a long way.

'Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race'

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