Sarah Salovaara is a filmmaker and editor from New York City, currently based in Los Angeles. Her work is largely preoccupied with the retooling of gender and genre tropes. The Future is Then, her mid-1990s tech industry satire about a Trinidadian travel agent and the three white men who try to upend her business, premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and will be released on November 18, 2019 via BRIC TV. In 2017, her series Let Me Die a Nun, starring Ana Fabrega and Hari Nef, was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award. Her feature-length script, Mariela al Réves, about a late-in-life lesbian who travels to Cuba for sex tourism, was selected for the 2019 IFP Project Forum. She has created branded work for companies like Kate Spade and Refinery29. She is an alumna of the 2018 New York Film Festival Artist Academy and a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.

Contact: ssalovaara@gmail.com

Photo by  Sessa Englund

Photo by Sessa Englund