Sarah Adam is a freelance curator, programmer, university teacher and adviser for moving image related projects. Her practice evolves around documentary and experimental forms, shortfilms and moving images in the public space.

She is a member of the selection committee for the German Competition of the 68. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen and works for the Kinemathek Hamburg, Shortfilm Festival Hamburg and Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival.

She was the festival director and main curator of the dokumentART in Neubrandenburg, Germany in 2018 and in charge of the Deframed Competition at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival from 2015 till 2018.

Sarah is on the board of directors of the Hauptverband Cinephilie, founder of the Arab Filmclub Hamburg, member of the B-Movie cinema collective in Hamburg, and part of the A Wall is a Screen project.