Ruth Grimberg is a self-shooting documentary filmmaker and part-time lecturer living and working in London. Her films, commissioned by Film London, Creative England, the BFI and BBC4 have been selected for festivals in the UK, Europe and the USA, winning best Documentary at Aesthetica Short Film Festival in 2015 and Best Short Documentary at Open City Docs in 2016.  In 2017 her short film ‘Learning to Swim’ was broadcast on BBC4.

Ruth originally worked as a local newspaper photographer before studying photography at the London College of Printing. Developing her work to include the spoken word she began working on local oral history projects before shooting her first documentary films.