KATE LINHARDT
VIDEO EDITOR

Associate editor for Keepers of the GameFlatbush Pictures' Emmy-nominated feature length documentary film about an all-Native American girls' lacrosse team on the Akwasasne Mohawk Territory. The film premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and is a New York Times Critics’ Pick. It aired on ABC in 2016 and streamed on Netflix. Lead editor for a series of shorts related to the film which aired on ESPN's SportsCenter. 

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Lead editor for a one-hour TV special produced for Hearst Media's streaming service, Very Local, in 2021. Prom(ish) features teens in six different U.S. cities to see how the pandemic has shaped their lives in unique ways, all in the lead up to prom night. It highlights the different ways in which schools are holding prom, or in many cases due to Covid restrictions, not holding it at all. Prom(ish) captures this coming of age ritual and tells the story of a generation that has lived through the most challenging global health crisis in a lifetime.

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Additional editor on the feature-length documentary about Debra Chasnoff. Produced by Citizen Film, Prognosis follows the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker as she is diagnosed with stage-4 breast cancer. With the help of her wife Nancy and their extended LGBTQ+ family, she traces a journey through the twists and turns of living with cancer. What emerges is a raw, intimate portrait of shifting relationships and identities - a story about hanging onto people you love, as you prepare to let them go.

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Lead editor for a series of short documentary films commissioned by the Atlantic Philanthropies to showcase their foundation’s contributions to a variety of social justice issues. Topics included immigration, death penalty reform, elder care, and illegal police surveillance. The films range between 10-20 minutes in length and were produced as a final tribute to the foundation's accomplishments as they close their doors after 35 years of grantmaking. Produced by Flatbush Pictures and directed by Judd Ehrlich.

 

BLUEPRINT FOR ACCOUNTABILITY

Editor for five documentary film pieces for the Culture Project's 2013 Blueprint for Accountability event. The clips in these films were culled from a wide variety of documentaries on the subject and screened as part of a multi-media panel discussion held at Georgetown University featuring Van Jones, Ron Suskind, Matt Taibbi, and other prominent journalists and politicians. The program was live-streamed via Rolling Stone Magazine's Website, The Huffington Post, and Fora.tv. 

Director and editor of a 45-minute documentary about The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University. Founded in 1974 by Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Gregory Corso, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and many other well known poets, artists, and intellectuals, the school remains a unique haven for writers and spiritual seekers. Crazy Wisdom explores the program's history, the integration of buddhism into the writing curriculum, and the inevitable changes the program has undergone over the past 40 years. Distributed through SnagFilms in 2009. Click here to see the entire film.