About Sarah Moses


Sarah Moses is a Venezuelan-American documentary filmmaker exploring politics, art, social justice, and identity narratives in the world around us.


A graduate of Haverford College, Moses majored in Film and Media Studies through the program at Swarthmore College. While at Haverford, she was the two-time recipient of the Amy Sacks Scholarship, awarded to one academically qualified student interested in arts and media. She also studied abroad at the prestigious film program at King’s College London in Fall of 2014. 


In the summer of 2014, she received the Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship and worked on the film WAKE, which explores the oil industry in Southern Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The following summer, Moses received a Summer Research Fellowship to begin work on her thesis film, Southeast by Southeast, which explores the intertwined relationships between language, art, and identity within South Philadelphia’s refugee communities. At the same time, she worked through the Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship on the documentary Capitalish, which meditates on the growth of the worker cooperative movement in Philadelphia. In summer of 2016, Moses received a fellowship from the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities to attend the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar at Colgate University. She also was a recipient of the Tuttle Summer Arts Lab fellowship, which supported work on award-winning Vicky Funari’s upcoming documentary film. 


Moses currently resides in Philadelphia and is directing a feature documentary about the work and legacy of Harry Bertoia.