Chloe Sarbib (USA/France)

Chloe Sarbib is an American and French-Algerian filmmaker who often tells stories about blurred identity. Her films have played and won awards in the United States and internationally (Best New York Short at NewFest, Best Student Short at Provincetown, Palm Springs, Seattle International Film Festival, Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival, Mill Valley, Brooklyn Film Festival, and more). Her screenplays have been finalists for the Jerusalem Lab, Nantucket Screenwriters’ Colony, and Oxbelly Lab. Chloe holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia University in New York City, where she taught screenwriting and was supported by the Janowsky Screenwriting Fellowship, the Indian Paintbrush Grant and the CATWALK Institute. At Columbia University she also received Faculty Selects and the Zaki Gordon Memorial Award for Excellence in Screenwriting for her feature script Les Événements, about an Algerian in Paris in the 1960s. Other projects include Her Tender Eyes, a feature screenplay about two competitive female musicians, and Luna Glen, a pilot about inherited trauma.

Calvados — Anne learns that a lost family heirloom might be the cure to her family’s genetic disease, but she has to find it before her childhood home is sold.