Sasha-Gay Lewis is an award-winning Jamaican documentary filmmaker, producer and writer. Her short film The Incursion won Best Documentary at the Caribbean Tales Film Festival, Best Documentary Short at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival, Honorable Mention at DOC LA, an Award of Recognition at Impact Docs, and was an official selection at the prestigious 2018 Pan African Film Festival. Her film The People’s Vision was an official selection of the American Institute of Architects I Look Up Film Challenge.
Sasha was a producer on the docu-series Where Cultures Collide, which was nationally distributed on KCET, and a coordinator on the Gemini Award nominated doc series Life’s Rituals. Her work has received widespread press exposure by a variety of sources such as Jamaicans.com, ByBlacks.com, the Jamaica Gleaner, and Caribbean National Weekly.
Schools’ Challenge Quiz follows a group of Jamaican high school students, their families and communities as they prepare and compete in a battle of will and intellect on a televised quiz show. It is the ultimate cerebral showdown. For the competing students, this is their moment to shine. For schools, this is their legacy. For the nation, this is its pride.