Roque, Sara (Toronto)

Sara RoqueSara Roque (Scottish/Ojibwe-Métis) is an emerging filmmaker, writer, arts administrator and activist. She is co-founder and producer of the O’Kaadenigan Wiingashik Collective, which is dedicated to raising the profile of Indigenous artists. Prior to Six Miles Deep, Roque co-directed Real Crispy, which premiered at imagineNATIVE 2004. Roque was also the cinematographer for Eggs Instead, winner of the Cynthia Lickers-Sage Award at imagineNATIVE 2006. In 2009, Roque completed Six Miles Deep, which recently received an honourable mention for the NFB Colin Low Award for most innovative Canadian documentary at DOXA. Roque holds an Honours BA in Indigenous Studies from Trent University.