SABEREH KASHI, PHD
Sabereh Kashi is a documentary filmmaker and editor, passionate about connecting diverse people and communities through storytelling. She has worked on award-winning films broadcast on BBC, PBS, and international television networks and screened at IDFA, Hot Docs, and UNAFF. Her documentary films have screened at festivals internationally. She was editor and co-writer of the PBS/ITVS film Our Summer in Tehran by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Justine Shapiro. She edited SURVIVING INTERNATIONAL BOULEVARD: Domestic Child Sex Trafficking that won awards at the LA World International Film Festival, Seattle’s Social Justice Film Festival, and Kiev Film Festival. Currently, she is working on HOME YET FAR AWAY, a personal documentary that searches for her feminine roots in Iran and America. She is a Citizenship Fellow at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the co-founder of Re-Present Media aiming to humanize underrepresented communities in documentary films. She has a PhD in Art Research from Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran.