Sasha Reist

Filmmaker, Dancer, Photographer and Choreographer
Dance and Film & Television major at the University of Arizona
Portrait of undergraduate filmmaker Sasha Reist


Movie Night Screening and Director's Chat

Tuesday, March 14, 8 p.m.
 – midnight
Patio Stage

MOVIE NIGHT AT THE WONDER HOUSE: Screening and Director Chat

Join us for a full night of short films from current and past student directors, some of whom you know as major motion picture producers and directors today. Curated by the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film, and Television. Punctuated by director chats with filmmakers Roxanne Ibarra, Zachary Lovvorn and Sasha Reist, moderated by Friday Night Movie podcast host Shai Korman. Sasha's short film CHANGEMENT will be screened.


Film CV SO THIS IS LOVE (2023) Director, Producer, Choreographer, Editor

CHANGEMENT (2021) Director, Producer, Sound Mixer, Editor
• Official Selection, Leeds International Film Festival 2022
• Nominee, National Academy of Television Arts & Science Student Production Awards 2022
• Official Selection, Social Impact Film Festival 2022
• Official Selection, Loft Film Festival 2022

CONNECTED ASSUMPTIONS (2021) Director, Editor, Choreographer, Producer, Co-Cinematographer, Dance Cast Member
• Official Selection, Dance is Activism Film Festival 2021


Sasha Reist (she/they) is a New York-raised filmmaker, dancer, photographer and choreographer. Currently pursuing double degrees in Dance and Film & Television at the University of Arizona, Sasha has received multiple commissions to collaborate with dance faculty members on film works created in diverse settings. In 2022, she was the recipient of the 2022 School of Dance Creative Achievement Award. As a videographer and photographer, they have worked with organizations such as the Women’s Sports Foundation and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They currently work as a marketing and social media coordinator for Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance. In 2021, their film Connected Assumptions premiered at the Dance is Activism Film Festival. Changement is her first documentary. Sasha’s first fiction short, So This is Love, is about to debut.