Director ( South Africa)

After a childhood in Africa and Asia, Sarah studied politics and film at Cambridge, UCT and Harvard universities.

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.