Tamara Dawit


Tamara Mariam Dawit is an Ethiopian-Canadian filmmaker based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she runs a production company, Gobez Media. Tamara also manages the Creative Producers Training Program which supports the development, training, and export of Ethiopian film and music content. She directed the short film, Grandma Knows Best (2014) and the feature documentary Finding Sally which will be released in 2020. She is currently writing the feature documentary The Plot and producing the feature dramas Median and the Last Tears of the Deceased. Tamara has experience producing for CBC News, MTV, Radio-Canada, Discovery, and NHK among other networks.

She was in residency with Docs in Progress in Washington, D.C. in 2018 and the Berlinale Talents and Talents Durban documentary lab in 2015. She is a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia and the Film Fatales.



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