Sara Creta is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, with extensive experience investigating human rights abuses. Over the past years, she documented on-the-ground conditions in forced migration situation, human rights violation, crisis management and cultures in transition.
Recently, she was in Sudan to cover the uprising for the ARTE, a Franco-German free-to-air television network and she co-authored a 22 minutes documentary on Women’s stories from the frontline of Sudan’s revolution.
In the past, she has worked with the German Television ZDF on a documentary about Libya and EU policies; on a documentary series on migration in the Mediterranean for NRK, television in Norway; filmed at the border between Morocco and Spain with RAI, Italian television.
Her work has appeared on The New York Times, Al Jazeera English, RTE, Arte, NRK, ZDF, AJ+, Channel 4, The Guardian, Middle East Eye, Euronews, BBC, The New Humanitarian, O Globo, Equal Times, El Diario, El Pais, La Repubblica.
She has been working in the field with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders in humanitarian contexts like Libya, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo and Bangladesh. In 2016, as part of MSF’s campaign to highlight the deadly routes refugees and migrants are taking to Europe, she spent 4 months on a search and rescue vessel in the Mediterranean Sea.
Striking imagery in her archives include counties like Brasil, Argentina, Paraguay, Morocco, Sudan, Cameroon, Libya, Tunisia, Palestine, Gaza, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, Lake Chad and Bangladesh.
She studied journalism at Universities in Greece, Brazil and Morocco. With a Master in International cooperation and protection of Human Rights, she focuses much of her research and writing on how dissident actors use internet technologies in affecting political action vis-a-vis the horn of Africa region and politics. Recently, she has been awarded a research fellowship in journalism at the Institute for Future Media and Journalism, Dublin City University.
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