Sara Yahia is an audiovisual artist working in multiple facets of film production, as a producer cinematographer, colorist, editor, and director, Her interdisciplinary approach is exploring mixed media and textile art. Sara's documentary "Mother of the Unborn" won the IDFA Special Jury Award for First Appearance In (in honor of Peter Wintonick) and received the FIPRESCI award for Best Documentary at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Her work has been exhibited globally in festivals including the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Sheffield International Documentary Festival, Thessaloniki Film Festival, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in Tokyo, JCC- Carthage Film Festival, Malmo Arab Film Festival, as well as MOOOV-Film Festival -Brugge and Turnhout. Sara currently lives and works between Cairo, Munich, and Berlin. 


The Hollywood Reporter | Abu Dhabi Review
Variety | By Jay Weissberg
Madamaser | Three takes on Um Ghayeb
Madamaser| Samir Farid remembered


International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) | Netherlands.
Sheffield DocFest: Sheffield International Documentary Festival |Sheffield, England.
Thessaloniki Documentary Film festival | Greece.
Abu Dhabi Film Festival | United Arab Emirates.
Dubai International Film Festival | United Arab

MOOOV film festival - Brugge and Turnhout | Belgium.
Helsinki African Film Festival- HAFF | Finland.
Arabiske Filmdager | Oslo, Norway.
Transilvania International Film Festival | Romania.
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival | Tokyo, Japan.
Asia Pacific Screen Awards | Brisbane,Australia.
Iran International Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verite | Tehran, Iran.
Arab Women's Film Festival |The Hague, Netherlands
Latin Arab International Film Festival | Buenos Aires, Argentinas.
Malmo Arab Film Festival | Malmo, Sweden.
JCC Carthage Film Festival | Tunisia, Tunisia. 
Arab film festival  | San Francisco,U.S.A.


Sursock Museum | AFAC Film Night.


International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam(IDFA) | Peter Wintononick Special Jury prize.
Abu Dhabi Film Festival | FIPRESCI for best Documentary.
Med film Festival Italy |Special Mention

Mizna Twin Cities Arab Film Festival |1st prize for the Best Documentary.
Arab Latin Film Festival | Special mention.
Arab films in Arab Latin Film Festival | Premio incaa tv competition.

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