Sara Blecher

Sara Blecher

Sara Blecher


Sara Blecher lives in Johannesburg. The filmmaker is co-founder of the South Africa-based production company “Cinga Productions” that has made a number of award-winning feature films and documentaries, including the ZERO TOLERANCE series which was nominated for an Emmy Award. An honours graduate of New York University, Sara Blecher has produced documentaries including SURFING SOWETO and KOBUS AND DUMILE, for which she won CNN’s African journalist of the year award in 2002. She was then co-writer, director and producer of the successful 36-part TV series BAY OF PLENTY and directed the South African version of the BBC series WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?. Her debut feature OTELO BURNING won over 17 international awards and was named by CNN as one of the top ten African films of the 21st century.


Podiumsdiskussion SISTERS IN AFRICAN CINEMA : Guest

14. Afrika Film Festival - Eröffnung / Opening / Ouverture : Guest

AYANDA (2015): Producer, Guest, Direction

DIS EK, ANNA (2015): Guest, Direction

Two Men and a wedding (2012): Direction

Otelo Burning (2011): Screenplay, Direction, Producer