Nathaniel Kahn

Nathaniel Kahn

Artist in Residence
Researching and writing a screenplay for an upcoming feature film
2023-2024 (November - January)
Nathaniel Kahn


Nathaniel Kahn is an award-winning director and producer. Kahn's film The Hunt for Planet B premiered at SXSW, was broadcast by CNN, and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary in 2021. His 2018 film The Price of Everything, about the art world, premiered at Sundance, was broadcast by HBO, and was nominated for an Emmy. Kahn's My Architect, about his father, architect Louis Kahn, won the Directors Guild of America Award for outstanding direction of a documentary and was nominated for an Academy Award, two Independent Spirit Awards and an Emmy. My Architect is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Kahn’s film Two Hands, about the late concert pianist Leon Fleisher, was also nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy. Kahn's IMAX film Deep Sky, about NASA's new space telescope, is slated for release in fall 2023.

Project Summary

This project is the completion of an original screenplay that involves the life of an American architect influenced by medieval and Renaissance Italy.