Sabah Haider is a filmmaker, writer and a joint PhD candidate at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture at Concordia University in Montreal and the Department of Social Anthropology & Ethnology at the EHESS in Paris, France.
She earned an MA in Film Studies (Dept. of Intercultural Studies) from UCL (University College London), UK, where she was awarded the Provost’s Award for Public Engagement, and has a BA in Political Science from the University of Guelph in Canada.
As a filmmaker she has written, produced and directed three short films and is currently developing her first feature. She is an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre (2016), the Berlinale Talents Program (2014), and the Torino Film Lab (2011). She previously worked as a journalist in the USA, UK and UAE.