Sally Shafto

A specialist of French and Maghrebi film, Sally Shafto is the author of The Zanzibar Films and the Dandies of May 1968 (Paris: Expérimental, 2007). Her translations include a tome on contemporary French art (French Connection, Black Jack, 2008) and a monograph on Ernst Lubitsch by Eithne O’Neill and Jean-Loup Bourget (Festival Internacional de Cine de Donostia-San Sebastian, Filmoteca Española, 2006). She has translated for Cahiers du cinéma, Yale French Studies, and Critical Inquiry. Between 2010 and 2015, she taught in Morocco where she actively reported on Maghrebi and African film for two online film journals (Senses of Cinema and Framework). Currently, as a Research Associate at Williams College, she is completing work on a study of Robert Bresson.