Sally Rubin

Sally Rubin is a nonbinary, Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker. Her work includes directorial credits such as Deep Down, Life on the Line, and hillbilly (Mountainfilm 2018), which have broadcast on Hulu, Independent Lens, and PBS nationally. Rubin has received grants from the NEH, the NEA, Chicken and Egg, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Fledgling Fund. Her films have screened at top festivals including the LA Film Festival, DOC NYC, Big Sky, and the American Documentary Showcase. A graduate of Stanford’s documentary program, Rubin is a judge for the Emmy Awards, the International Documentary Awards and a full-time professor at Chapman University. Her recent film Mama Has a Mustache (Mountainfilm 2022) is a short, quirky, fully animated documentary about gender and family as seen through the eyes of children.

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