Linda Goldstein Knowlton

Linda Goldstein Knowlton is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, working in documentary and scripted feature films, as well as television. Her most recent film, SPLIT AT THE ROOT, made its World Premiere at SXSW 2022 and was acquired by Ava Duvernay's company ARRAY. The film will stream on Netflix March 2023. She started her career producing feature films, including the award-winning WHALE RIDER and TTHE SHIPPING NEWS, and began directing documentaries in 2003. For her directorial debut, she co-directed THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET, which debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in competition and aired nationally on PBS. The award-winning We Are The Radical Monarchs, premiered at SXSW in 2019 and had its broadcast premiere on PBS in 2020. Goldstein Knowlton directed and produced one of the six, Emmy-nominated documentaries for the PBS MAKERS: Women Who Make America series. Women and Hollywood aired in October, 2014 and includes interviews with Jane Fonda, Shonda Rhimes, Lena Dunham, Ava Duvernay, Marti Noxon, Alfre Woodard, Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson, among many other notable women. Prior to that, she produced CODE BLACK, Best Documentary winner at LA Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival, and the basis for the CBS one-hour drama. Previously she directed and produced SOMEWHERE BETWEEN, which won the Sundance Channel Audience Award at the Hot Docs Film Festival, and was released theatrically in over 80 cities across the US.