Sabina Berman biography

Sabina Berman

Film director

1955 –


Who is Sabina Berman?

Sabina Berman is a playwright, storyteller, essayist, and film and theater director. She is one of the most prolific and daring writers within her generation and in the Spanish language. Her work deals mainly with the issue of diversity and its obstacles: the striving for domination, with its derivatives. Her style features humor and irony, the distrust of all official discourse, subversion, the need to go beyond both sexual and theatrical boundaries, and the use of language itself. She is a four-time winner of the National Playwriting Award in Mexico and the Juan Ruiz de Alarcon Award She has twice won the National Journalism Award, in 1999 and 2007. Her plays have been staged in the Americas, and her novel Me has been translated into 11 languages and published in 33 countries.

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Aug 21, 1955
Mexico City
  • Mexico

on July 23, 2013


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