Director ( South Africa)
Sarah works as an independent filmmaker in association with Team Tarbaby, producing films with a specific focus on identity and freedom. ‘Umbilical Cords’ is Sarah’s first feature documentary, screened at Durban International Film Festival, Encounters Documentary Film Festival, Zanzibar International Film Festival and Film Africa 2012 in London.
Sarah is currently developing a range of films with Team Tarbaby including ‘Blindness’, a documentary feature exploring how blind individuals experienced race under apartheid, and ‘Ystervark’, a fiction feature telling the love story between a Chinese shop worker and her Sotho partner.
Brilliant at FESPACO, selected for the Golden Globes, the Senegalese cinema is back more than ever on the international scene. Recognizing this potential , the Senegalese government sets up a special fund to support the directors and producers. Deadline for submission of applications 31 January 2014 .
The continent will probably be represented in these two major ceremonies by Gris-Gris from Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad), Winter of discontent Ibrahim from El Batout (Egypt), Tey (Today / Today) from Alain Gomis (Senegal) and God's Horses (Horses of God) from Nabil Ayouch (Morocco).
Today, the world celebrate the Day of Children's Rights. For the occasion, find all our documentaries, animation and movies on children. Whether in South Africa, Senegal and Algeria, the subject of childhood is an inexhaustible source of inspiration.