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Stacy Sherman

Director Stacy Sherman holds a bachelorís degree from UCLA in International Relations and a masterís degree from USC in Journalism. She has written screenplays for 20th Century Fox, Tri-Star Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Warner Bros. Sherman is also the co-writer, co-producer, and co-director of WAITRESS, a documentary short about Kaye Coleman, a Los Angeles waitress who touched hundreds of lives with her humanity and spirit. Most recently, Sherman co-directed GOD SLEEPS IN RWANDA with Kimberlee Acquaro. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject, won an Emmy Award for Best Documentary, and was recognized at various international and domestic film festivals including Silverdocs, IDAís Docuweek, Aspen Shortfest, and Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films among others. Sherman lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children. (10/09)

God Sleeps in Rwanda
A film by Kimberlee Acquaro and Stacy Sherman, Narrated by Rosario Dawson, 2004, 28 min., Color

Uncovering amazing stories of hope in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide, Academy Award-Nominee GOD SLEEPS IN RWANDA captures the spirit of five co...

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