Iris Zaki

Dr. Iris Zaki is a Grierson award-winning documentary filmmaker and researcher, who uses quirky first-person narratives to depict closed communities. She recently finished her PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London, which explored her own innovative interviewing technique ׳The Abandoned Camera’. Her previous film, Women in Sink, screened at over 120 festivals and universities, received 13 awards (from Karlovy Vary, Visions du Reel and more), and featured on TV and on NY Times’ OpDocs. Currently, Iris teaches ethnographic and documentary filmmaking, while screening her new film, Unsettling.