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Sarah Kaskas


Television and Film


Assistant Professor, Film

Contact Data:

Email: sarah.kaskas@gmail.com
Website: www.sarahkaskas.com
Office: SFA 508
Beirut campus


MFA in Cinematic Arts: Directing and Sound, The Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts, 2011
BA in Communication Arts, Lebanese American University

  • Sarah Kaskas is an award winning filmmaker, sound recordist and music composer. Born in America, she traveled around the Middle East before returning to her native country of Lebanon at the age of 14. Having experienced both worlds, Sarah’s films center around themes of identity using dynamic imagery and sounds.

    Sarah received her MFA in Cinematic Arts: Directing and Sound at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in 2011. During this time, Sarah wrote and directed five short films. Her thesis film, “Fugue (2011)” toured several international film festivals before being broadcasted on BBC Arabic’s “Alternative Cinema”.


  • TVF 421 Documentary Film

    TVF 328 Filmmaking Principles



  • Wanderland , Co-Production Forum award, The Internationales Trickfilm Festival in Stuttgart - 2013.
    Bread and Tea (2016), Best Short Documentary, 10th International Documentary Film Festival - 2016.
    A Jar of Flies (Feature Documentary in Development) nominated, the Robert Bosch Film Prize - 2017.