Barak Goodman

  • 2019 — Director

In his 20-plus-year career, Barak Goodman has become one of the most prolific and respected non-fiction filmmakers in America. Co-founder of Ark Media, his work has been nominated for an Academy Award and won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild, DuPont-Columbia and Peabody Awards, along with the RFK Journalism Prize. Goodman has made 12 films for the PBS series "American Experience", including Oklahoma City, about the worst domestic terrorist attack in American history and its roots in the rise of the radical right, and Scottsboro, the Academy Award-nominated film on the trial of black teenagers falsely accused of rape in Depression-era Alabama. His other work includes the PBS series "Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies", and "Makers", the first complete history of the modern women's movement. His film Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation (Mountainfilm 2019), was produced to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the historic three-day concert.

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Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation2019USA96mins2019Details »