Brad is an award-winning filmmaker who has been making documentaries since 1998 and founded 371 Productions in 2003. His recent film, When Claude Got Shot (produced with Stick Figure) premiered at the 2021 SXSW film festival and won the 2022 Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. He’s been nominated for two Emmys: one Sports Emmy for the VR film Ashe ’68, which premiered at Sundance in 2019, and a News and Documentary Emmy for the 2012 Independent Lens/PBS film As Goes Janesville. He’s won two Duponts: one for the 2016 Al Jazeera America series Hard Earned (produced with Kartemquin Films) and another for his 2001 film Ghosts of Attica (produced with Lumiere Productions).
OVID is proud present five of his films - Almost Home, As Goes Janesville, Penelope, There are Jews Here and Ghosts of Attica.
Directed by Brad Lichtenstein, Lisa Gildehaus • Documentary • 2005 • 84 minutes
Almost Home rescues from an exile of denial the real stories of aging that lie in the vast middle between the uber-heroic octogenarian marathoner and the feeble geriatric that most Americans fear becoming. A feature ...
As Goes Janesville
Directed by Brad Lichtenstein • Documentary • 2012 • 87 minutes
As Goes Janesville catapults viewers to the front lines of a national debate over the fate of the American economy and the survival of the middle class – a debate that turned into a pitched battle in the normally tranquil state of W...
Ghosts of Attica
Directed by Brad Lichtenstein • Documentary • With Susan Sarandon • 2001 • 90 minutes
Attica. Like Watergate and Vietnam, it is an icon of recent history. Gov. Rockefeller's brutal re-taking of the prison - a nine-minute, 1600-bullet assault that took the lives of 29 inmates and 10 guards - put ...
Directed by Brad Lichtenstein • Documentary • 2013 • 53 minutes
What happens when a nursing home decides to throw out the bingo boards and take on the Odyssey instead? Amazing things — that’s what.
Penelope follows the story of residents of a midwestern care facility, some with severe dementia,...
There Are Jews Here
Directed by Brad Lichtenstein, Morgan Johnson • Documentary • 2016 • 89 minutes
THERE ARE JEWS HERE takes you on a journey to places where most never imagined Jews existed, following the untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that can now barely hold a minyan. Most Amer...