upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Sara Zia Ebrahimi

Program Director


Sara Zia Ebrahimi is a digital media maker, curator and producer working primarily in short film, web series and streamed media formats. An MFA graduate of Temple University, her own work uses humor to weave together the personal with the political and show the interconnection between national/international policy decisions and individual lives. As a producer and community curator, she brings together and produces work that centers women, immigrants, and people of color and helps widen the spectrum of representation of marginalized communities. Her recent work includes The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates (writer and co-director), Remember When: a collection of short films capturing the intersections of girlhood (co-curator), Iran Hyphenated (co-curator), Recurrence Plot: The Family Circle (producer and assistant director) and Resistance: the battle of philadelphia (producer).

Before working at the Leeway Foundation her previous positions have included working as a Community Engagement Coordinator for Independent Television Service's (ITVS) Community Cinema program and as the Development and Communications Director at Bread & Roses Community Fund. 

szebrahimi@leeway.org | Ext. 11

Upcoming events
06/246:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Leeway x Icebox Residency: Lineages and Routes Artist Talk

A conversation on process and study with diasporic artists Marie Alarcón (WOO '18, ACG '09), Petra Floyd, Naya, Wit López (ACG '18), and Jennifer Turnbull (ACG '09) of SWARM. 

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06/297:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Leeway x Icebox Residency: No/New Rites Culminating Performance

An evening of new performances by Marie Alarcón in collaboration with SWARM, Petra Floyd, Wit López, and Naya

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