Author: Sharon Lewis

Sharon Lewis

Sharon Lewis is a Trini-Jamaican-Canadian-American hybrid who infuses her film making with a sense of cinematic wonder and socio-political woke-ness. She has won awards for her work in front of and behind the camera. Brown Girl Begins is her passion project and debut feature film. She is continuing to work in the dystopian genre with her TV series in development called The Burn.


Articles Written by Sharon Lewis:

Marketing a Low-Budget Indie Black Sci Fi Film

The lack of distribution opportunities for black female filmmakers can feel daunting. The challenges translate to the subject of my recent feature film, Brown Girl Begins. The movie focuses on the coming of age of a black teenage girl living in a segregated, poor island community off the mainland of Toronto. This world, called The Burn,… Read more »