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Lynne Littman Collection

Lynne Littman

Director and producer Lynne Littman received an Academy Award for her documentary short film “Number Our Days” (1976), based on the fieldwork of anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff. Ten years later, her feature documentary “In Her Own Time” (1985), chronicled Dr. Myerhoff’s final fieldwork and her death at age 49. Littman made her fiction feature directing debut with “Testament” (1983), starring Jane Alexander, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. The Lynne Littman Collection, at the Archive since 2006, features such works such as “The Gay Way (1971) “Rick Nelson: It’s All Right Now” (1990), and “Oscar: Tribute to Women” which opened the 65th Academy Awards (1992). 

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