Sabereh Kashi

Oakland, California, United States


In addition to her most recent role as Editor of Emmy-Award winning Justine Shapiro’s PBS film, “Our Summer in Tehran, ” Sabereh Kashi has served as Editor for several television and video production companies in the US and Canada, including MTV Networks (editing lifestyle and reality television shows). She edited the acclaimed documentary "Calling Nate" (a selection of Hot Docs 2004 and Inside Out Film Festival), In The Name of Their Mothers (2008, a production of BBC World, and Boys and Men Healing (2010). Previously, Sabereh was ranked top student nation-wide in Iran when she participated in the entrance examination for Arts university programs in 1991. During her studies, she wrote film critiques for various Iranian publications and was a member of the editorial board of Film Monthly, the most prominent cinematic magazine in Iran, and oversaw the art page of the reformist newspaper, Manateghe-Azad. In 2001, her 35mm documentary "Lalezar Street"(2000) was an official selection of Fajr International Film Festival. Sabereh obtained her BA in Fine Arts and MA in Art Studies from the University of Tehran, and a Post-Diploma in Advanced Television and Film from Sheridan College in Canada.