Talent Guide

Sara Dosa

  • Discipline:Director, Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2018


Sara Dosa is an award-winning documentary director and producer based in San Francisco, California. Dosa’s feature directorial debut, The Last Season, made its world premiere in competition at the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival where it took home a Golden Gate Award, and went on to tour the national and international festival circuit. The Last Season, nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award, was acquired by PBS for national broadcast and by First Run Features for its 2015 theatrical release. Most recently, she co-produced An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the follow-up documentary to Al Gore’s seminal An Inconvenient Truth, which premiered on Opening Night at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and made its international premiere at Cannes. Dosa produced the award-winning Audrie & Daisy about teenage sexual assault and bullying, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Netflix Originals. In addition to Seer, Dosa is currently directing an episode of a forthcoming music docuseries for Netflix; is producing Banker White and Anna Fitch’s Survivors about Ebola in Sierra Leone as well as their Heaven Through the Backdoor; and, co- producing Petra Costa’s Impeachment. Other credits include the 2013 Sundance award-winning Inequality For All and, the acclaimed Brazilian documentary, Elena. Dosa graduated from Wesleyan University and holds a joint Masters in Anthropology and International Development Economics from the London School of Economics.

Current Project

The Seer and the Unseen


The Seer and the Unseen is an unexpected environmental film about invisible elves, the free market and the surprising power of belief told through an Icelandic grandmother's quest to save a threatened landscape - and the beloved home her family has lived in for generations.