Sara Fattahi

Sara Fattahi

Syria

Biography

Born in Damascus in 1983, Sara Fattahi studied law and graduated from the Fine Art Institute in Damascus. She has worked as a storyboard artist and animator for several networks such as Al Jazeera Kids and SpaceToon, as well as an art director for soap operas. She signed her first short documentary 27 Meters in 2013 and her first feature length, Coma (2015), was awarded the Sesterce d’argent Regard Neuf Canton de Vaud award for the Best First Feature Film at Visions du Réel as well as the FIPRESCI award at the Viennale and has been screened at numerous festivals such as MoMA’s Doc Fortnight and the Berlinale’s Critics’ Week. Her most recent film CHAOS (2018) was selected at the Locarno Festival.

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