Sedi Ghadiri


Sedi is a Writer/Director of fiction films and documentaries. Born to Iranian parents, she came to Germany as a child refugee. She developed a curiosity and passion for directing when joining a local theatre group. Sedi graduated in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at Bonn University. She moved to London in 2009, where she started making short films. Her early works are a series of non-conventional narrative shorts that explore the notion of diaspora and displacement. These films were exhibited among others at Sheffield Doc Fest and at the V&A. Alongside independent filmmaking, Sedi worked as a freelance editor for BBC World Service and for Vice News. In Spring 2015, Sedi was granted a bursary from Creative Skillset England and John Brabourne Award and joined the MA Filmmaking programme at LFS. Sedi is currently based in London and works on her first feature script.

Sedi Ghadiri

MA Filmmaking
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Graduation film

Coming Home

A Syrian refugee's past comes back to haunt him, threatening the fragile new life he is creating with a British family.
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LFS Filmography

Coming Home, WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER, Alexa, 8m 33s, LFS, 2018

Sonny, CINEMATOGRAPHER, 35mm, 11m 10s, LFS, 2016

Boxing Joni, DIRECTOR, HDCam, 14m 30s, LFS, 2016

Clementine, WRITER/DIRECTOR, LFS, 2015

Because the Light, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, 16mm, 3m, LFS, 2015

A Nice Place to Sit, PRODUCER, 16mm, 3m 25s, LFS, 2015