Sarah Friedland is a filmmaker and choreographer working at the intersection of moving images and moving bodies. Her films have screened in festivals including New Directors/New Films (upcoming), New Orleans Film Festival, Cucalorus Festival, Anthology Film Archives, at dozens of screendance festivals internationally and have been featured on PBS' Channel Thirteen and on Vimeo as a "Music Video We Love." Her choreography has been presented in dance spaces across NYC, including Dixon Place, WestFest Dance at Martha Graham Studio, Triskelion Arts, and Brooklyn Arts Exchange. Her work has been supported by grants and residencies including the Dance Films Association, The Bellwether, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts/NEA, and Berlinale Talents where she was one of 10 selected screenwriter/directors for the 2017 Script Station/Project Lab. Sarah graduated from Brown University's department of Modern Culture and Media and started her career assisting filmmakers including Steve McQueen, Mike S. Ryan, Kelly Reichardt, and the team behind HBO's GIRLS. Sarah has worked on collaborative research and writing projects with media theorists Wendy Chun on slut-shaming and new media leaks, published in differences|journal of feminist cultural studies, with Erin Brannigan on the dancing body on film, and published an essay in the International Journal of Screendance on gesture and film genre.

She is currently in residence with Art Factory International creating CROWDS, a dancefilm installation.