Areeb Zuaiter

Areeb Zuaiter - Head of Film Programming

Areeb Zuaiter is an independent filmmaker who is passionate about supporting rising cinematic voices. Her work focuses on art, identity and social issues.

Zuaiter holds an MA in Film and Video production from American University in Washington, DC. She was nominated for Sony’s Outstanding thesis Award, her debut short won the Jury Prize at the European Film Festival and her latest documentary, Colors of Resistance, won multiple international awards. Zuaiter previously worked as Goldman Sachs Film and Video Fellow at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Technology Associate at the Associated Press and Regional Training Manager at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

Alongside working on her debut feature documentary and her upcoming short narrative, Areeb works as an adjunct professor in Washington, DC teaching courses related to Visual Literacy, Film Production and History of Documentary.