Sarah Kaskas

Sarah Kaskas

Lebanon

Biography

Sarah Kaskas received her MFA in Cinematic Arts in 2011. Her thesis film, FUGUE (2011), toured to several festivals before being sold to BBC Arabic’s ‘Alternative Cinema’. In 2013, her animated short film WANDERLAND won an award at the Co-Production Forum at the Stuttgart International Animation Festival, and was nominated for the Robert Bosch Film Prize in 2014. In 2016, Kaskas co-directed BREAD AND TEA, which was named Best Short Documentary at Iran’s Cinéma Vérité. Her upcoming feature documentary was nominated for the Robert Bosch Film Prize 2017 and received a production grant from Doha Film Institute. She resides in Beirut and is an Assistant Professor of Film at the Lebanese American University. UNDERDOWN is her most recent film presented at IDFA.

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