Sarah Ema Friedland

Sarah Ema Friedland is a documentary filmmaker and media artist based in New York. Friedland’s works have been widely screened in the US and abroad and have been broadcast nationally on PBS. Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Jerome Foundation, the Paul Newman Foundation, the Ford Foundation, NYSCA, the LABA House of Study, the Palestinian American Research Center, and the MacDowell Colony. She was also a recipient of the 2014 Paul Robeson Award from the Newark Museum and was nominated for a New York Emmy. Additionally, Friedland is the director of the MDOCS Storyteller’s Institute at Skidmore College and an active member of the Meerkat Media Collective.