Regis Sauder (France)

After completing a master's degree in neuroscience and a brief career as a science journalist, Régis Sauder became a filmmaker by chance. Over the last several years he has directed a number of documentaries including Passeurs de vie (2003), Le lotissement, à la recherche du bonheur (2006), L'année prochaine à Jérusalem (2008), Je t'emmène à Alger (2009), Nous, princesses de Clèves (Children of the Princess of Cleves, 2009, released in 2011, playing at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 21 - May 5, 2011).


  • 2003 *Passeurs de vie*
  • 2006 *Le lotissement, à la recherche du bonheur*
  • 2008 *L'année prochaine à Jérusalem*
  • 2009 *Je t'emmène à Alger*
  • 2011 *Nous, princesses de Clèves*
  • 2012 *Etre là*

Doc Alliance Members

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