Bite-sized blog post: Lynne Littman

Lynne Littman

LYNNE LITTMAN began her career as an investigative journalist and then won an Oscar for her short documentary Number Our Days (1976).

She then went on to direct the feature narrative Testament (1983) which was screened at Sundance and premiered at Telluride Film Festival. Her advocacy for women directors along with five other women and the DGA helped change the landscape for female filmmakers in Hollywood in the eighties and nineties.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON (Streaming)



Read more about her:


Interview about Testament
Film Directors Site
Lynne Littman Elected to Academy Board of Govs for Docu, Replaces Michael Apted
The Academy

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2003Testament at 20 (Video documentary short)
 1999Freak City (TV Movie)
 1998Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (TV Movie) (episode “Marie Taquet”)
 1993Oscar’s Tribute to Women in Movies (TV Movie documentary)
 1985In Her Own Time (Documentary)
 1976Number Our Days (Documentary short)

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