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Zara Serabian-Arthur is a documentary filmmaker, teaching artist and youth program administrator living in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2002, she's taught media arts, theater and creative writing to students aged seven to eighteen in classroom, after-school and community center settings. Trained in popular education, consensus process, positive youth development principles, theater of the oppressed and participatory action research, her focus as an educator is on helping young people develop voice, community engagement and critical literacy while building research, storytelling and filmmaking skills. As a founding member of the award-winning Meerkat Media Collective, she also emphasizes collaborative process, artful storytelling and social relevance in her own practice as a filmmaker.