FILMOGRAPHY

2019  Swarm Season / HD / nonfiction / 85 min / forthcoming
2015  7285 / 16mm / experimental nonfiction / 6 min
2013  Gowanus Canal / 16mm / experimental nonfiction / 7 min
2012  As Above, So Below / 16mm / experimental nonfiction / 50 min
2010  Broad Channel / 16mm / experimental nonfiction / 14 min
2006 Dear Bill Gates / 16mm / experimental nonfiction / 17 min
 

HONORS & AWARDS

2016   
Rooftop Films Feature Film Grant, Swarm Season
Tow Faculty Travel Fellowship, Brooklyn College

2015
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award

2014
Faculty Award for Excellence in Creative Achievement, Brooklyn College
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award
Jury Prize, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Gowanus Canal

2013   
Jury Prize, Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival, Gowanus Canal

2012   
Jury Prize, Ann Arbor Film Festival, As Above, So Below
Tow Faculty Travel Fellowship, Brooklyn College
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award
Finalist, Creative Capital Film/Video Grant
Nominee, Excellence in Teaching Award, Brooklyn College

2011   
Jury Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival,
Broad Channel
William Stewart Travel Award, CUNY
New Faculty Fund Award, Brooklyn College
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award

2010   
Director’s Choice, Black Maria Film & Video Festival
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award

2009  
PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award

2008  
Nominee, Tiger Award for Short Films, Rotterdam Intl Film Festival, Dear Bill Gates

2007  
New Visions Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, Dear Bill Gates
Eileen Maitland Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival
Audience Choice Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Dear Bill Gates
Best Experimental Film, Santa Cruz Film Festival, Dear Bill Gates
New Program Award, Independence Media, Minding the Hive


SELECTED SCREENINGS

2015

7285
Ann Arbor Film Festival
Oberhausen International Film Festival
Crossroads Film Festival, San Francisco
Gowanus Canal
Future Ruins, Pleasure Dome, Toronto

2014

Gowanus Canal
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
As Above, So Below
Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC
Cornell Cinema, Ithaca, NY  
Connectivity Through Cinema with Sarah J. Christman, Mono No Aware, Brooklyn, NY
Four Films by Sarah J. Christman, Raumerweiterungshalle, Berlin, Germany

2013

Gowanus Canal
New York Film Festival, New York, NY
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland
Camden International Film Festival, Camden, ME
Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, NY
As Above, So Below
MoMA Documentary Fortnight, New York, NY
International House, Philadelphia, PA
Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, NY
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula MT
 

2012

As Above, So Below
Los Angeles Filmforum, CA
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, UK
L’Alternativa Film Festival de Cinema Independent, Barcelona, Spain
Planet in Focus Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Athens International Film Festival, OH
Chicago Underground Film Festival, IL
Broad Channel
Director’s Lounge, Berlin, Germany Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY
Iowa City Documentary Film Festival, IA

2011

Broad Channel
Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria BC Canada
Rooftop Films, Brooklyn, NY
Camden International Film Festival, ME
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, MT
Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH
Atmospheres Film Festival, Paris, France
Chicago Underground Film Festival
Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison, WI
360 | 365 George Eastman House Film Festival, Rochester, NY
Dear Bill Gates
Conversations at the Edge, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago
Other Cinema, San Francisco, CA

2009

Dear Bill Gates
FLEX FEST: Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival
Ljubljana Documentary Film Festival, Slovenia

2008

Dear Bill Gates
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Kassel Documentary Film Festival, Germany
Athens International Film + Video Festival, OH
Light Industry, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Dear Bill Gates
AFI FEST, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco International Film Festival
Ann Arbor Film Festival (and tour), MI
PDX: Portland Documentary & Experimental Film Festival, OR
Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, WA
Antimatter Underground Film Festival, Victoria BC, Canada
Atlanta Film Festival, GA
Chroma Festival, Guadalajara, Mexico
New Orleans Film Festival, LA
Dallas Video Festival, TX
Philadelphia Film Festival, PA
Santa Cruz Film Festival, CA
Rooftop Films, Brooklyn, NY
Other Cinema, San Francisco, CA