Sara Dosa

Sara Dosa is an award-winning documentary director and producer whose interests lay in telling unexpected character-driven stories about the human relationship to ecology and economy. Dosa’s feature directorial debut, THE LAST SEASON about two former soldiers turned wild mushroom hunters made its World Premiere at SFIFF 2014, taking home a Golden Gate Award, and was nominated for the Indie Spirit “Truer than Fiction Award.” THE LAST SEASON was broadcast nationally on PBS in 2015 and was acquired by First Run Features. Most recently, Dosa directed an episode of the Netflix music docu-series REMASTERED about Johnny Cash’s 1970 concert for Richard Nixon. THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN is her third feature as a director. As a producer, she recently produced SURVIVORS about Ebola in Sierra Leone (2018 IDFA / POV); co-produced AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER (2017 Sundance / Paramount) and THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY (2019 Sundance / Netflix); and, produced Peabody award-winning AUDRIE & DAISY (2016 Sundance / Netflix Originals). Dosa was recently named by DOC NYC as one of the “40 under 40” working in documentary film and is a voting member of the Academy’s Doc Branch. She graduated from Wesleyan University holds a joint Masters in Anthropology and International Development Economics from the London School of Economics.

Selected Works

  • Fire of Love
  • The Seer and the Unseen
  • Audrie and Daisy
  • The Last Season

Screenings featuring this Filmmaker