Cambria Marlow co-founded Birdgirl Productions in 2005 to support this project. Prior to this Cambria directed and lensed several short narrative films, including The Sacred Clown, an experimental film about Che Guevara that examines the cultural consequences of political idolatry, and artfully probes beyond the surface of controversial contemporary world issues. As a film producer and distributor, Cambria has worked in development and production with social issue media organization Arts Engine on documentary feature films including Nicaragua Dreaming and Rose and Nangabire. Now, in her role as director of Non-Theatrical programming at Film Movement, she leads nationwide distribution and feature films. Cambria holds a Certificate in Film Production from Burlington College in Vermont and a B.A. in Hispanic Studies from Columbia University. She has driven across the United States six times, lived in Spain and New Zealand, and traveled abroad extensively, including time spent in Morocco, Singapore, Central America, Mexico, an Eastern Europe. Burning the Sun marks her documentary feature directorial debut.