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Sarah Gavron        

British Film Director

Sarah Gavron is a British film director, known for Suffragette (2015), Brick Lane (2007) and This Little Life (2003).

Gavron is the daughter of British printing millionaire, philanthropist and Labour Life Peer, Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron and Nicky Gavron, who is a member of the London Assembly and was previously a Deputy Mayor of London. Gavron was educated at Camden School for Girls. She graduated from the University of York with a BA in English in 1992. and an MA in film studies from Edinburgh College of Art when it was associated with Heriot-Watt University. She then worked for the BBC for three years. She went on to study feature film directing at the National Film and Television School in London. The actor Rafi Gavron is the son of her half-brother, Simon Gavron.

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"SUFFRAGETTE" DIRECTOR SARAH GAVRON ON FIXING THE GENDER IMBALANCE IN FILMMAKING

Gavron talks to Co.Create about her new film, being part of the small percentage of female directors, and what needs to change.

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