Sarah J. Christman

Sarah J. Christman makes non-fiction films that explore the intersections between people, technology and the natural world. She received the New Visions Award from the San Francisco International Film Festival for her film Dear Bill Gates, and Jury Awards from the Ann Arbor Film Festival for Broad Channel and As Above, So Below. Christman’s work has screened widely, including the MoMA Documentary Fortnight, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and the Los Angeles Filmforum.

She is an Assistant Professor in the Film Department at Brooklyn College.

Gowanus Canal

(Sarah J. Christman, 2013)

Just below the surface of one of the most contaminated urban waterways in the United States, microorganisms thrive amidst the toxic waste....