After directing two short documentaries about female empowerment in young women, (Girls Rock! Chicago (2010) and Growing up Strong: Girls on the Run (2012)) she set out to direct her first feature doc The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things (2014) which has been screened over 700 times around the US and around the world in schools, groups, organizations and corporations starting conversations about gender equality. With Indieflix as the distributor, the film has been sponsored by major brands like Nordstrom, American Girl and Microsoft to spread this message far and wide. Sarah’s second feature doc, Losing Sight of Shore follows the incredible journey of four women who rowed across the Pacific Ocean. The film was released globally in 190 countries on Netflix in May 2017.
Next up she’s making a documentary examining sexual harassment in the workplace entitled NEVERTHELESS. Sarah is dedicated to telling stories that uplift, inform and inspire as well as showcase strong female role models on screen.
On This Episode (Listen HERE)
Her Documentary Losing Sight of Shore.
How she ran prepared none filmmakers at sea to tell their story through film.
Not having money for your project but how to get it done.
Mentioned using sony fdr ax100
How to look for the deeper layers to tell a documentary story?
How to get started when as a documentary storyteller?
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