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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Brava Theater Center
San Francisco, CA

This film is playing as part of the SPORTY SHORTS COLLECTION

Duration: 4 minutes
Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Language: Arabic
Website: Sarah

Once a swimming champion in Syria, now Sarah finds herself on a broken boat in the Mediterranean. She knows that this will be the most important race she will ever compete in. The prize – saving her own life and the life of her sister.

DIRECTOR: Boryana Ivanova

Boryana Ivanova is a creative producer who has worked in communities around the globe to bring about social change. Boryana blends narrative and animation to create compelling stories and examine issues of critical social importance. From Laos to Kosovo, South Africa to Turkey, she has worked across formats to produce original content for Vice, UNHCR, UFA Fiction, and Al Jazeera. Boryana is the host of the first Future of Filmmaking virtual conference. She has also appeared on panels and facilitated workshops about the use of new storytelling techniques in immersive media.