Talent Guide

Sara Terry

  • Discipline:Director, Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2020


Sara Terry has directed and produced two documentaries, the award-winning Fambul Tok (2011), supported by Sundance Doc Institute and Chicken & Egg Pictures; and Folk (2013). She has worked as a story consultant/consulting producer or grant writer on more than a dozen documentaries, including Hao Wu’s People’s Republic of Desire (2018), Kimberly Reed’s Dark Money (2018), Michael Collins’ and Marty Syjuco’s Almost Sunrise (2017), Nanfu Wang’s One Child Nation (2019), Johanna Demetrakas’ Feminists: What Were They Thinking (2018), Lisa Hepner’s The Human Trial (in production) and Sandra Salas’s Into the Storm (in production). She is a Guggenheim Fellow in Photography.

Current Project

That's How We Roll


That’s How We Roll asks, “When housing on the lowest rung of the American dream is being devoured by the wealthiest of the wealthy, whose dream are we serving?”