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Sara Dosa is an award-winning documentary director and producer whose interests lay in telling unexpected character-driven stories about the human relationship to ecology and economy. Her first feature as a director, THE LAST SEASON, which tells the story of two former soldiers turned wild mushroom hunters made its World Premiere at SFIFF 2014, taking home a Golden Gate Award, and was nominated for the Indie Spirit “Truer than Fiction Award.” Most recently, Dosa co-directed an Emmy Nominated episode of the Netflix music docuseries REMASTERED about Johnny Cash’s 1970 concert for Richard Nixon; and just premiered her third feature as a director THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN at the 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival where the film won the McBaine Bay Area Documentary Prize. As a feature documentary producer, she recently produced the Peabody and Emmy Award Nominated SURVIVORS about Ebola in Sierra Leone (2018 IDFA / POV); co-produced AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER (2017 Sundance / Paramount) and THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY (2019 Sundance / Netflix); and, produced Peabody award-winning AUDRIE & DAISY (2016 Sundance / Netflix Originals). In 2018, Dosa was named by DOC NYC as one of the “40 under 40” working in documentary film and is a voting member of the Academy’s Doc Branch.