Carol Bash
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Carol Bash is the Founder and President of Paradox Films, a media production company based in Peekskill, NY. Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band, a feature documentary on this renowned yet unsung jazz genius, was the company’s premier project. The film screened at international and domestic film festivals, where it garnered multiple awards and was nationally broadcast on PBS in 2015. In production is: Clean Justice, a feature documentary on the environmental justice movement; Coming To A School Near You, a short film on the impact of Betsy DeVos’ educational policies on the Detroit public school system; and Blueprint For My People, a multi-platform project incorporating rare archival cyanotypes (blue photographs or “blueprints”) of African American culture. Carol has worked with several prestigious documentary production companies in roles ranging from Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Coordinating Producer, Archival Researcher and Associate Producer. Prior to her career as an independent filmmaker, she worked in broadcast television at CBS News.