Promised Land (currently in production)

DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY SARAH COLT & JOSH GLEASON

Three Americans. Three rapidly changing industries. One dream that seems more mythical by the day. Promised Land follows a displaced factory worker in Ohio, a fifth-generation Kansas...

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True Believer

DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY SARAH COLT & JOSH GLEASON

Alarmed by the evangelical movement’s embrace of Trump, Robb Ryerse, a progressive evangelical and lifelong Republican, is called to step away from the...

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Co-op City (currently in development)

DIR. PROD. SARAH COLT / SARAH COLT PRODUCTIONS / 2013

Co-op City is a David and Goliath tale of working class tenants, their landlords, and the banks that held the bonds on the largest housing...

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The Gilded Age

DIR. SARAH COLT / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / FEBRUARY 2018

The Gilded Age is a 2-hour program that was broadcast nationwide on February 6, 2018. In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, during what has become...

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Walt Disney

DIR. PROD. SARAH COLT / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / SEPTEMBER 2015

Walt Disney explores the life of a visionary animator, storyteller and entrepreneur whose influence on American culture was – and continues to be – more...

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Henry Ford

DIR. PROD. SARAH COLT / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / JANUARY 2013

Henry Ford, a 2-hour film funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, explores the life of America’s pre-eminent businessman and one of the most...

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The Amish

DIR. DAVID BELTON / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / FEBRUARY 2012

The Amish, a two-hour special, explores the insular religious community, whose intense faith and adherence to four hundred year-old traditions have by turns captivated and...

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God in America, Program 2: A Nation Reborn & A New Light

Dir. Sarah Colt / FRONTLINE & AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / October 2010

God in America explores the tumultuous 400-year relationship between religion and public life in America. The six-hour series tells the story of how religious dissidents...

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The Polio Crusade

Dir. Sarah Colt / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / February 2009

The Polio Crusade interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf while scientists raced...

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WE SHALL REMAIN: Geronimo

CO-DIRECTED & CO-PRODUCED BY SARAH COLT & DUSTINN CRAIG / AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / October 2010

We Shall Remain a five-part television series, shows how Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Episode 4,...

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Namibia: This Land is Ours

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER SARAH COLT / AUGUST 2005

Namibia: This Land is Ours examines how black and white Namibians are struggling over who should own Namibia's farms and cattle ranches. This same issue...

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Making Schools Work with Hedrick Smith

HOUR 1 PRODUCER, SARAH COLT (FOR HEDRICK SMITH PRODUCTIONS) / PBS / OCTOBER 2005

Making Schools Work is a two-hour PBS special about education reform. It profiles several different approaches to individual school reform at the elementary, middle and...

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RFK

PRODUCER SARAH COLT (FOR DAVID GRUBIN PRODUCTIONS) / PBS / OCTOBER 2004

Robert Francis Kennedy would almost certainly have been president if his violent death hadn't intervened. He was brave, claims one biographer, "precisely because he was...

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Kofi Annan: Center of the Storm

PRODUCER SARAH COLT (FOR DAVID GRUBIN PRODUCTIONS) / PBS / JANUARY 2003

Kofi Annan: Center of the Storm is a 90-minute program on the role of the Secretary General of the United Nations.  With David Grubin and...

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