1. Carol Bash, Producer/Director

    Carol Bash has a solid background in broadcast journalism, independent filmmaking, and historical documentaries. Prior to independent film, she worked in broadcast television in various production capacities at CBS News, the BBC, and HBO.

    As a independent documentary filmmaker, Bash has worked at Firelight Media, an award winning film production company: as coordinating producer of Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise which was broadcast nationally on PBS; and as cinematographer and associate producer for A Place of Our Own that screened at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival and aired on Independent Lens. She also was an associate producer for Blackside, Inc.'s six-part PBS historical documentary series, This Far by Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys. Bash has also been an archival researcher on several prestigious documentary film productions: Freedom Riders, an American Experience documentary for Firelight Media; Banished, for Two-Tone Productions, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and aired on Independent Lens; Freedom Summer, also for Two-Tone Productions, which premiered on The History Channel as part of its series Ten Days that Unexpectedly Changed America; and African American Lives, a four-part PBS series, for Kunhardt Productions.