Oren Siedler has written and directed numerous documentaries and short films.

Born in New York City, Oren immigrated with her mother and stepfather to Australia in 1975. She studied film production and screen studies at the University of Technology Sydney where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.

In addition to making films, Oren plays violin in a classical string quartet, and teaches music. She lives in Byron Bay, Australia.

She is currently writing a memoir based on her childhood with her outlaw father.


Pieces by Oren Siedler

Fear in Havana
Edition 14: The Trouble with Paradise

Lying for Bruce
Edition 10: Family Politics

A new land, 1976
Edition 19: Re-imagining Australia

Griffith Review