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Sarah Burns (VII)

Sarah Burns was born in Walpole, New Hampshire, USA. She is a writer and director, known for The Central Park Five (2012), Jackie Robinson (2016) and Charlie Rose (1991). She is married to David McMahon. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Charlie Rose Herself - Guest
Democracy Now! Herself


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 2016 Jackie Robinson (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (written by)
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 2016 Jackie Robinson (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary)
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 2016 Jackie Robinson (TV Mini-Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Jackie Robinson: Part Two (2016) ... (producer)
- Jackie Robinson: Part One (2016) ... (producer)
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (producer)
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 2017 Ken Burns: America's Storyteller (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Writer / Director
 2012 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 November 2012 (2012) ... Herself
 2012 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 20 November 2012 (2012) ... Herself - Guest

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I think I learned much of what I know about storytelling by osmosis. When I was very young my parents edited their films in our house, and even later, when the editing moved to another house, I used to spend days there screening films with the consultants and giving my comments. See more »


Daughter of esteemed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

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