Iris Zaki

Dr. Iris Zaki is a Grierson award-winning filmmaker with a signature cinematic style. Her films Women in Sink and Unsettling were shown at numerous festivals and universities around the world, winning many international awards. They were featured on TV internationally and were commissioned by The New York Times for two OpDocs shorts: Shampoo Summit and Natural Born Settler, attracting millions of online viewers. Iris did her PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she explored her innovative interviewing technique - the Abandoned Camera, as well as community representation and ethics in documentary filmmaking. While working on her current project, Iris is teaching documentary filmmaking for BA and MA students at Sapir College in Israel, while also giving masterclasses in Europe and the US.