About Sabina Berman

About Sabina Berman

Sabina Berman was born on August 21, 1955 in Mexico City, Mexico where she currently resides. She was born into an Eastern European Jewish family, the third or fourth child and daughter of Enrique Berman, who emigrated during the government of President Lazaro Cárdenas and was established in Mexico, becoming a major industrial and the psychoanalyst Raquel Goldberg.

She studied Mexican literature and psychology at the Universidad Iberoamericana. She was trained in the theatrical arts.

In 1995, she was co-director of the film Between Pancho Villa and a naked woman, with Isabelle Tardan. She also wrote and co-produced the film Backyard, which represented Mexico at the 2010 Oscars. And wrote GLORIA in 2015, a movie directed by Christian Keller.

Among her more restaged plays are Between Pancho Villa and a Naked Woman, Moliere, Freud Skating on Thin Ice, eXtras, Testosterone. These have been staged in Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Spain, Canada and United States.

Recently, she wrote the film The History of Love for Alfonso Cuarón and Light for Alejandro González Iñarritu.

Her novel Me (La mujer que buceó dentro del corazón del mundo –original title- and Moi in French) has been published in 11 languages in over 33 countries, including Spain, France, USA, England and Israel. It addresses the issue of the relationship of species, particularly the relationship between humans and species that do not use verbal language.

Her most recent novel is The god of Darwin.

Her most recent book, Gloria, a story about Fame and Infamy, is a journalistic investigation on the life of Gloria Trevi.

Currently she is the host of the television show BERMAN_otras historias, a weekly TV series of interviews with artists, politicians, scientists and literary figures in Mexico, broadcast on Televisión Azteca, on Channel 13.

Source: From Wikipedia

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