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Sara Lukinson

Sara Lukinson

Adjunct Instructor

Sara Lukinson is a three-time Emmy award winning writer and documentary filmmaker best known for her biographical films of artists and creators. She produced film biographies for the Kennedy Center Honors for thirty years. Her films have been shown on network specials, PBS, and HBO. She’s written for national cultural events including New York City’s annual 9/11 Ceremonies at Ground Zero, the opening of the African-American Museum, and the Obama Inauguration concert at the Lincoln Memorial. Her personal essays have appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. She edited “September Morning,” a collection of poetry used in the 9/11 Ceremonies.  Lukinson teaches Autobiography and Memoir: Inside the Heart and Soul of Another at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Autobiography and Memoir: Inside the Heart and Soul of Another

Explore the lives, times, and places of others through a variety of autobiographical books, films, and essays.

The Great Ones: Artists from the Kennedy Center Honors

Explore the lives and legacies of America’s greatest artists, from dancers and actors to musicians and comedians.