Nathaniel Kahn

Growing up In a family of creative people, Nathaniel Kahn saw firsthand how difficult it is to live life as an artist. An award-winning filmmaker in his own right, Kahn is perhaps best known for his documentary My Architect, about his father, Louis I. Kahn, which was nominated for an Academy Award© in 2003 as well as being nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards and an Emmy. Kahn also won the 2004 Directors Guild of America award for outstanding direction of a documentary. His short films include the Oscar and Emmy nominated Two Hands (2006), about the internationally celebrated pianist Leon Fleisher. Kahn has also made several films on science including Telescope (2015) and Dark Side of the Sun (2016) for Discovery. He is currently working on a film about NASA’s new Webb Telescope and the search for life in the universe, as well as a feature screenplay, which he will direct.