Sarah Salovaara is a filmmaker, writer and film programmer, based in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. Her most recent project, LET ME DIE A NUN, is a six-part series about a lesbian novice and her Jewish stalker, starring Ana Fabrega and Hari Nef. In 2017, it was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Series – Short Form; won the NYWIFT Award at the New York Television Festival; and was featured in numerous outlets including i-D, Out Magazine, and IndieWire. Her previous shorts, including NUGGET and GOOGLE AMBIEN, screened at the Sarasota Film Festival, Rooftop Films, and several others. She is a programmer at the collectively run Spectacle Theater in Williamsburg, and previously served as a Contributing Web Editor at Filmmaker Magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 2012, and loves working for hire.

Contact: ssalovaara@gmail.com

Photo by  Sessa Englund

Photo by Sessa Englund