Sarah Lerner has been actively involved in the New York independent film community for the past seven years. From 2011 – 2014, Sarah produced Northside Film, an annual film festival that took place in Brooklyn each June. She spent two years as the producer of the broader Northside Festival while acting as the Event Coordinator for Northside Media Group. Before coming to UnionDocs, she worked with Women Make Movies as their Office Coordinator. Her association with the independent film community began in 2008, when she was an intern with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and curated a program of documentaries at the Maysles Cinema focusing on prisoners rights. She is a graduate of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU, where she completed a concentration in art and social change.