Matthew Lancit

Matthew Lancit is an award-winning film director from Toronto, Canada. He received a degree in the humanities from Sarah Lawrence College while simultaneously studying filmmaking at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. After leaving New York to live in Africa, Lancit embarked on the making of his first feature length documentary, “Funeral Season”, which has gone on to screen at universities and museums around the world, and at about 40 international film festivals.