Tamara Mariam Dawit

Tamara Mariam Dawit is an Ethiopian-Canadian producer and director. Her most recent film is the award-winning documentary Finding Sally which premiered in 2020 at Hot Docs. In addition to producing Tamara works as an advisor in the screen sector on programming and policies to address equity and inclusion. In Canada, she is a founding board member of the Racial Equity Media Collective and in Africa of Ethiopia Creates and the East Africa Screen Collective. Tamara was a resident in Docs in Progress, the Logan Non-Fiction Residency and is an alumnus of Berlinale Talents, Durban Talents, Doha Producers Lab, Rotterdam Lab, Apost, and EAVE.

List of Films

  • Mehal Sefari – Financing/Development
  • The Last Tears of the Deceased – Script/Development
  • The Plot – Development
  • Made in Ethiopia –
  • Production Finding Sally – Released 2020
  • Grandma Knows Best – Released 2014
  • Girls of Latitude – Released 2008
  • Forgotten Children – Released 2008