Sarita Siegel completed “Fire Burn Babylon” (2010, 53’). “Fire Burn Babylon” will be broadcast on Carib Vision throughout the Caribbean and the NY tri-state in 2012. “Fire Burn Babylon” and has screened at more than 30 international film festivals. It won the Audience Award at the Freestyle Life Film Festival 2012, ‘Special Mention’ at The Aruba International Film Festival, ‘Bronze Palm’ award at the Mexico International Film Festival and ‘Honourable Mention’ at Commfest MADA Awards, Toronto.
Siegel is producing and directing “In the Shadow of Giants” with the University of Wisconsin, Madison and is pre-producing “A Film Never Made”, a documentary set in Liberia. Siegel directed, produced and wrote “The Disenchanted Forest” (2002, 52’) for National Geographic International and US. “The Disenchanted Forest” sold to ARTE, Fuji TV, France 5 and Discovery Canada among others. It was a finalist for the Best Newcomer Award, Jackson Hole Film Festival 2001, won ‘Commendation’ in Genesis Awards 2002 and 2nd Best Primate Film, International Primatological Society, 2008. Siegel co-produced PBS films “The Split Horn” and was associate producer on “The Real Dirt on Farmer John”.