Director, screenwriter, producer
Suba Sivakumaran is a self-taught director who was born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Her first short film I TOO HAVE A NAME (Tamil/Sinhala, 11 min) was in competition at the 2012 Berlinale and was selected in competition at over 25 film festivals worldwide. Her second short film L’OISEAU BLEU (Arabic, 15 min) was shown out-of-competition at Director’s Fortnight, Cannes 2018 as part of the anthology TUNISIA FACTORY.
HOUSE OF MY FATHERS (Tamil/Sinhala, 95 min) is her first feature film and received support from the Locarno Open Doors Hub Programme and was part of the Paris Coproduction Village.
Suba also works in the area of international humanitarian aid and poverty reduction.
- Busan IFF 2018, New Currents Competition
- BFI London Film Festival, Debate Strand