Sarah Gavron

Sarah Gavron at IFFR

Sarah GAVRON (1970, UK) debuted as a director with Brick Lane, which earned her an Alfred Dunhill Talent Award at the London Film Festival. Prior to this, Gavron's first full-length drama, the Dennis Potter Award-winning This Little Life for BBC TV, won her the TV BAFTA for Best New Director, both Royal Television Society and Women in Film and TV Awards for Best Newcomer. She was then selected as one of Variety's ten 'directors to watch' at the Sundance International Film Festival. Her feature documentary The Village at the End of the World (2013) won the Margaret Mead Award. Suffragette (2015), winner of two British Independent Film Awards, starred Carey Mulligan as a fictional working-class suffragette, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, Brendan Gleeson and Ben Wishaw. She directed some of Season 4 of the Transparant TV series and the feature film Rocks (2019).

Filmography

Losing Touch (2000, short), The Girl in the Lay-By (2000, short), This Little Life (2003, TV), Brick Lane (2007), Village at the End of the World (2012, doc), Suffragette (2015), Rocks (2019)

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Sarah Gavron at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR