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Sarah Gavron

Sarah Gavron (born 20 April 1970) is a British film director. She graduated from the University of York with a BA in English in 1992[1] and an MA in film studies from Edinburgh College of Art when it was associated with Heriot-Watt University.[2] 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.

Early life

She is the daughter of Robert and Nicky Gavron. She was educated at Camden School for Girls.[3] Her half-brother's son is actor Rafi Gavron.



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.[4]


  1. ^ "Brick Lane - The journey from stage to screen". Grapevine (Alumni Office,  
  2. ^ "Successes at Heriot-Watt University". The Herald. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Interview: film maker Sarah Gavron | Media | The Guardian
  4. ^ Mowe, Richard (2007-10-08). "Hallam Foe takes top prize at French festival". The Scotsman. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 

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