Linda Goode Bryant

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Linda Goode Bryant
Linda Goode Bryant by David Shankbone.jpg
At the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Born 1949
Alma mater Spelman College
Columbia University
Occupation Documentary filmmaker

Linda Goode Bryant (born 1949 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American documentary filmmaker.


Bryant received her B.A. at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and a master's degree in Business from Columbia University in New York City.


She co-produced and directed Flag Wars (2003),[1] a cinéma vérité Emmy Award-nominated documentary. She is a 2004 Guggenheim Fellow[2] and Peabody Award winner.[3] She was founding Director of Just Above Midtown (JAM), a New York City non-profit interdisciplinary artists’ space that supported new work by emerging visual, video, and film artists, choreographers, musicians, writers, and performance and theater artists. JAM was the first gallery space to exhibit the work of African-American artists and other artists of color in a major gallery district. At JAM’s inception, works by artists of color were primarily exhibited in community centers and cultural institutions in African-American, Native American, Latino and Asian communities.

Personal life[edit]


In 2003 Goode Bryant founded the Active Citizen Project (ACP), a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst and laboratory for broad-based public activism using art and new media as tools for social change. She is the Executive Director of Active Citizen Project, (ACP).[4]