Chana Gazit

Chana Gazit

Director

Biography

Chana Gazit is an award-winning producer/director/writer with extensive experience in documentary filmmaking. Her portfolio includes seven films for the PBS series, American Experience: Chicago ‘68, Surviving the Dust Bowl, Meltdown at Three Mile Island, Fatal Flood, The Pill, Test Tube Babies, and The Forgotten Plague.  Additionally, her films have been featured in major stand-alone series including: Healing and the Mind with Bill Moyers, Slavery & the Making of America, Destination America, This Emotional Life, Angle of Attack, and Broadway or Bust.  She is also the writer of award-winning television documentaries including: All the President’s Men Revisited, Lincoln@ Gettysburg, Inside the White House, and Bill Moyers’ “Progressives.”  Most recently, she completed an episode for American Divided; a four-part series that examines the fault lines in American society leading up to the 2016 presidential election.  Chana’s work has been honored with multiple EMMY nominations and three EMMY Awards. Additionally, her work has been recognized by the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Journalism Awards, the Peabody Awards, the Writer’s Guild Awards, and the Sundance Film Festival.