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Sam Osborn

Masa Films

Sam Osborn is a filmmaker of Mexican-American descent. His debut feature-length documentary, Universe, was awarded Best Music Documentary by the International Documentary Association in 2021. He is currently in production with Osmosis Films on his second feature-length project, Going Varsity in Mariachi.

His short film Folk Frontera was awarded the Jury Prize for Texas Short Film at SXSW 2022 and premiered on PBS’ The Latino Experience. Other short works include Varsity Oro for Pop-Up Magazine, Night Shift and Eating for Topic, and Language Keepers, a hybrid documentary project meant to help sustain the endangered Athabaskan language of Gwich’in, which premiered at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

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Events featuring Sam Osborn

Events featuring Sam Osborn