Telling Stories
Solving Puzzles
Making Them Sing

Sara Maamouri

For the last 12 years I've been working with directors to help them realize their vision. My skills as both a video editor (Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Avid), and a story editor, have been honed to a fine point.

Originally from Tunisia, I am multi-lingual and have edited films and shorter videos in English, French, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Greek and Turkish.

I'd be happy to have a coffee and chat about your project.
Please feel free to get in touch.

Currently, I am working on a variety of projects. I am co-producing and editing A Revolution in Four Seasons, a documentary about two Tunisians after the revolution in 2011; editing In the Name of the Gene, a feature-length documentary that shows how genetic determinism, unsupported by scientific evidence, has provided the basis for harmful social policies; and editing Twice Upon a Time, a documentary that ponders the nature of memory, nostalgia, and childhood during war and refuge, and our connection to the places we call home.

I've recently worked on the following projects:

Amal’s Garden

, a documentary by Nadia Shihab. Amals Garden is the unexpected portrait of one Turkmen couple moving forward in a new Iraq, where, even in the stillness of night, life is blooming. The film premiered in December 2012 at the Dubai International Film Festival, and was shown at: Cinema du Reel - Paris, France; Bird’s Eye View - London, England; and the Gulf Film Festival - Dubai, UAE

In This Waiting

, a feature length documentary based in Cyprus which tells the stories of seven Cypriots who lost loved ones in the 1974 civil war. The documentary premiered at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival on March 15th, 2011.
ITVS-LINCS awardee,

The Music’s Gonna Get You Through

, directed by Gabrielle Mullem and premiered on PBS Spring 2010.

Rabbits and Wrinkles

, a series of short films about five Italian grandmothers and their cooking secrets.
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