Sarah Faris grew up and studied in Beirut. In 2005, her graduation short movie Interferences won the students film competition at the European Film Festival. In this very first project, the theme of Beirut city was already present. She participated in several international workshops. Since 2006, she has been working as a freelance director for several production companies. Her first feature film and documentary Birds of September (2013), which she directed and produced, premiered in the CPH:DOX main competition.The film was then screened in over 30 international festivals and museums (Art of the real, Lincoln Center (NYC), Stedelijk Museum (NL), DOXA (ca.) etc... ) and won several awards. As Above so below is her second feature film and it premiered at the Berlinale Forum 2020. She is currently developing her first narrative project.
SCREENING FROM MAY 19 TO 25
(Lebanon, 2020, 70’)