Sara Maamouri


Film Projects

Public bio

Sara Maamouri is a documentary filmmaker and editor who has explored a diverse range of topics for over 14 years. Her work has touched on social, educational and political issues, from a teacher and students performing under extraordinary circumstances (The Music's Gonna Get You Through, 2010), and former enemies bound together through loss and discovery (In This Waiting, 2011) to rebuilding a life in a former war zone (Amal's Garden, 2012) and reinventing a country as the world watches (Tunisia: A Revolution in Four Seasons, in production). A multi-lingual Tunisian educated in New York and California, Ms. Maamouri brings international sensitivity to her editing, production and story development, while building transmedia narratives to enhance and further engage a constantly evolving audience base. Her films have premiered at several international festivals, including Hot Docs, Dubai International Film Festival, Cinéma du Réel in France and Bird's Eye View in the U.K. She continues to edit, on Final Cut Pro, Avid and Premiere, on a freelance basis throughout the San Francisco Bay area.