Award-winning American filmmaker Sarah Price burst onto the scene as the producer of the crowd-pleasing and critically acclaimed documentary American Movie (1999), which won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at Sundance. Since then, she’s worked as a director and producer in documentary film (Caesar’s Peak, The Yes Men, Summercamp!, Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love), television (The Carrie Diaries), and commercials. Tonight, she shares her experiences as an independent filmmaker in a visually illustrated evening that includes clips from her eclectic body of work and a sneak preview of her latest upcoming release. In conversation with Jennifer Wild (Department of Cinema and Media Studies).
Educated at the University of Iowa, award-winning American filmmaker Sarah Price's films have screened at prestigious festivals around the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and others.
Cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s Counter Cinema/Counter Media Project.