LINDA GOLDSTEIN KNOWLTONProducer
Linda Goldstein Knowlton directed and produced the 2012 documentary, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN, which chronicles the coming-of-age stories of four teenaged girls in the US, all of who were adopted from China as babies. It premiered in Toronto at the 2011 Hot Docs Film Festival, where it garnered the Sundance Channel Audience Award and went on to screen at the LA Film Festival, and many other festivals including Aspen, Vancouver, Boulder, Portland, and Milwaukee where it won the Best Documentary Award. The film screened at numerous festivals, and was released theatrically in over 80 cities across the US and was also selected for the 2012 Sundance Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue program, screening in India, Morocco, China, and Colombia. Goldstein Knowlton also co-directed and co-produced the documentary, THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET. It examines Sesame Street’s international co-productions, made primarily in some of the world’s political hotspots, including Kosovo, Bangladesh, and South Africa. It made its World Premiere in competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Previously, Goldstein Knowlton produced the New Zealand film WHALE RIDER (2002), directed by Niki Caro, which was the winner of the Audience Awards at Toronto, Sundance, Rotterdam, Seattle, San Francisco, and Maui film festivals. She produced the 2001 film, THE SHIPPING NEWS, directed by Lasse Hallstrom. In 1999 she produced both MUMFORD, written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and CRAZY IN ALABAMA, directed by Antonio Banderas.