Sara Obeidat

Sara is the inaugural FRONTLINE-Columbia Abrams Journalism Fellow. She graduated in 2015 from Columbia Journalism School’s documentary program, where she co-directed and produced two films: one on NYPD surveillance and use of informants in New York City's Muslim community, and a second on adults with Autism. Before Columbia, she was a producer and reporter for 7iber, a Jordan-based multimedia storytelling platform, and a student at the London Film Academy, where her short film on the Syrian revolution as seen through the eyes of two Syrian women in exile was screened in the student portion of the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Sara has interned at Rain Media, where she worked on the FRONTLINE film Obama at War, and the Documentary Group, where she worked on outreach for the film Girl Rising. She is a native Arabic speaker.

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