W R I T E R / D I R E C T O R
BEHIND THE VISION
Sarah R. Lotfi was born in Santa Clara, California to an Iranian father and Chinese-American mother. Lotfi's first WWII film THE LAST BOGATYR (2009), was a national finalist in the 37th Student Academy Awards. An award-winning filmmaker her work has screened and won awards in international film festivals. Lotfi's has been featured on Film Snobbery (USA), Down With Film (UK), and Screen Read (Germany). Through the EMMY Foundation, Lotfi worked on HBO Films' production of CINEMA VERITAE: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY(2011). Lotfi' has also freelanced for ABC and National Geographic. Currently she teaches film theory at the University of Colorado.