Sarah Winshall is a graduate of NYU’s Cinema Studies program and has a Master’s Degree in Media Management from The New School. After working in the film-programming department at the Museum of the Moving Image and teaching documentary filmmaking to high school students in New York, she spent several years distributing independent films and social documentaries. She now works as an independent producer, championing personal films with unique worldviews. Her work includes Bridey Elliott’s directorial debut "Affections” (Sundance, 2016); “Call Your Father”, a queer romantic comedy from writer-actor Jordan Firstman (Atlanta Film Festival, 2017); Gillian Wallace Horvat’s short comedy about gender discrimination in the workplace, “Whiskey Fist” (SXSW, 2017); ¡Las Sandinistsa! (ITVS, 2017), a feature documentary about the female Sandinistas who lead the Revolution in 1970s Nicaragua; and the film shorts Men Don't Whisper (2017) and Tond (2016). She is currently in development on her first narrative feature, Clara's Ghost, a spooky comedy starring Bridey, Abby, and Chris Elliott to shoot in the fall of 2017. Sarah is also a film critic whose writing frequently appears in Under the Radar, Screen Slate, and Filmmaker Magazine.
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