Robert Bahar

Moving Image, 2012

Robert Bahar is the Emmy-award winning Producer/Writer of the documentary Made in L.A., which premiered on PBS’ P.O.V. series and screened at 85 film festivals and more than 600 community and faith-based screening events. Made in L.A. received an Emmy, the Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism, the Henry Hampton Award and nominations for the Pare Lorentz, Alma and Imagen awards. Bahar previously produced and directed the documentary Laid to Waste, about a community’s fight against environmental racism. He has line-produced and production managed independent films including Diary of a City Priest, which premiered at Sundance, and Pittsburgh, starring Jeff Goldblum, which premiered at Tribeca. In addition, he is Director/Co-Founder of Doculink, an online community of over 3,500 documentary-makers and has served on the Board of the International Documentary Association. He holds an MFA from The Peter Stark Producing Program at USC, which he attended on a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.