Lyn True

Lynn True is a New York based filmmaker and editor with a particular interest in nonfiction storytelling. After growing up in South Korea, India, Chicago, Washington D.C., Arizona’s Hopi reservation and suburban Oregon, Lynn settled in New York City. She received a joint degree in Urban Studies & Architecture from Brown University and began her film career as an assistant editor at NBC News and PBS. She has since gone on to make independent films including iThemba|Hope (Sundance Channel, 2005) and LUMO (Student Academy Award winner, PBS’s P.O.V. series, 2007). Lynn is also an independent film programmer at New York’s Maysles Cinema in Harlem where she and Nelson Walker are co-founders and directors of the Tibet in Harlem and Congo in Harlem film festivals.