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|53 years old
|April 20, 1970 ()
Sarah Gavron was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
Sarah Gavron was nominated for the BAFTA Award and BIFA Award for best director in 2007 for her film Brick Lane. The film won a Silver Hitchcock and best screenplay at the Dinard Festival of British Cinema. She received the Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award from the Hamptons International Film Festival for directing the movie Suffragette, as well as the Mill Valley Film Festival's Audience Award (Mind the Gap), also for directing that film.
Gavron was educated at Camden School for Girls. She graduated from the University of York with a BA in English in 1992 and an MA in film studies from Edinburgh College of Art when it was associated with Heriot-Watt University. While at Edinburgh College of Art, Sarah Gavron was granted a position in a directing class that was taught by Stephen Frears. Frears is one of her greatest influences in filmmaking and directing, as well as Mike Leigh and Terrence Davies. She then worked for the BBC for three years. She went on to study feature film directing at the National Film and Television School in London. The actor Rafi Gavron is the son of her half-brother, Simon Gavron.
Her first film, This Little Life (2003), is Classified as a television drama with the plot surrounding a couple and their premature born child; Brick Lane (2007) is her second most recognized feature film, that is an adaptation of Monica Ali's novel Brick Lane, which encapsulates the life of a Indian, female immigrant living in London, U.K; Village at the End of the World (2012) which is a documentary that Sarah Gavron directed in a peninsula in Greenland; and her latest film Suffragette (2015) that is based in London of 1912 which tells the story of the Suffragette movement, specifically, the early twentieth century campaign of women's suffrage that centers the lives of three women that take on fictitious names in the film, however represent non-fictional historical figures.
Sarah Gavron was nominated for the BAFTA Award and BIFA Award for best Director in 2007 for her film Brick Lane. The film won a Silver Hitchcock and best screenplay at the Dinard Festival of British Cinema. She received the Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award from the Hamptons International Film Festival for directing the movie Suffragette, as well as the Mill Valley Film Festival's Audience Award (Mind the Gap), also for directing that film.
The film Suffragette (2015) was acquired by Focus Features (originally Relativity) in March 2015. The film premiered at the 2015 Telluride Film Festival.