Zahra Sadeghi is a third-year MFA candidate at the University of Connecticut in the Digital Media and Design program, where she will be concentrating on Film Production and Documentary Filmmaking. Previously, she studied Cinema and received her B.A. from Sooreh University, Tehran, Iran in 2014. She has been working professionally in the film industry for over 10 years. She has extensive acting experience in feature movies, stage theater, documentaries, and film editing. She was a supporting actor (Fariba) in Ziba, which was nominated at the Dubai and Rotterdam Film Festivals in 2012. She also had a supporting role in Morning Is Close in 2015. Additionally, she played Mahsa in the critically acclaimed The Blue Feeling of Death in 2013. Additionally, she wrote and directed her first short movie, Contrition Was a Joy Without You, in 2014. Her main research interests are short movies exploring the loneliness of humans in modern life.