Yasmin Fedda is an award winning filmmaker and artist whose work has focused on themes from Edinburgh bakeries to Syrian monasteries, and from geek anarchism to forcible disappearance. Her films have been BAFTA-nominated and screened at numerous international festivals including Sundance & Edinburgh Film Festival, and some have screened at galleries. She occasionally makes broadcast films for the BBC and Al Jazeera English. Yasmin has held artist residences at the Mothlight Micro Cinema, Detroit, and at British School at Rome, Italy.
Yasmin has taught different aspects of film in various settings around the world including with: Syria Mobile Film Festival, British Council, Scottish Documentary Institute, Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts, Malta City of Culture, and TPD Vietnam, amongst others. Yasmin gained an MA in Visual Anthroplogy from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Trans-disciplinary Documentary Film from the University of Edinburgh. She is a lecturer in Film Practice at Queen Mary University, London where she is also the co-conveor for the Centre for Film and Ethics. Yasmin was a co-founder and programmer of Highlight Arts and is part of production company Black Leaf Films.
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