Sande Zeig

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Sande Zeig
Occupation film director
Partner(s) Monique Wittig

Sande Zeig is an American film director and writer. She was the partner of late French feminist writer Monique Wittig.[1] She directed the 2000 romantic drama The Girl.


Sande Zeig is from New York City. She studied theater in Wisconsin and Paris. In 1975, Zeig was living in Paris, studying mime and teaching karate, when she met the writer Monique Wittig.[2][3] Zeig's 2000 film, The Girl is based on a short story by Wittig.[4] Her 2008 biographical film Soul Masters: Dr. Guo and Dr. Sha follows the work of two Chinese healers, one of whom had previously treated Zeig's father.[5] Zeig is the founder of New York City film distribution company Artistic License.[6]



  • Lesbian Peoples: Material for a Dictionary (Brouillon pour un dictionnaire des amantes) — coauthored with Monique Wittig


  1. ^ "the Committee on LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona". Archived from the original on July 7, 2007. Retrieved January 2, 2007. 
  2. ^ Krach, Aaron (April 17, 2001). "More than "The Girl": Director, Distributor, Karate instructor Sande Zeig". indieWIRE. Archived from the original on December 6, 2005. Retrieved February 1, 2007. 
  3. ^ Griffin, Gabriele (2002). Who's Who in Lesbian and Gay Writing. Routledge. p. 287. ISBN 0-415-15984-9. 
  4. ^ Ferber, Lawrence (June 5, 2001). "That Girl". The Advocate. Here Publishing. Retrieved January 16, 2010. 
  5. ^ Arcayna, Nancy (September 20, 2008). "Soul masters". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Retrieved June 13, 2009. 
  6. ^ Elley, Derek (October 16, 2000). "The Girl Review". Variety. Retrieved August 19, 2007. 

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