Sara Nodjoumi

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Sara Nodjoumi
Workshop Instructor

Sara Nodjoumi is a film producer and festival programmer. She recently produced the feature documentary The Iran Job, which was released in the U.S. theatrically and on Netflix, as well as internationally. In Germany, the film was shortlisted for a German Academy Award. For The Iran Job Nodjoumi managed two successful Kickstarter campaigns, raising a total of $166,000. In 2002, she co-produced and co-directed I Call Myself Persian: Iranians in America, which aired on PBS and premiered at the MoMA Documentary Fortnight. In 2004, Nodjoumi joined director Till Schauder, to whom she is married, as an Associate Producer on his feature films Santa Smokes and Duke's House. Their collaboration continues with the feature documentary The Reggae Boyz, which is currently in post-production, and When God Sleeps, which is in development. From 2004-2009, Nodjoumi worked at the Tribeca Film Festival as an Associate Programmer. She is currently the Artistic Director of the New York Sephardic Film Festival. Nodjoumi is frequently invited to serve on and moderate film festival juries and industry panels and is also a consultant for crowd-funding and audience engagement campaigns.