Saba Mubarak is one of the very few Arab stars whose filmography includes a large number of highly successful works both internationally and throughout the Arab world. Mubarak has received a number of awards including: The Special Jury Award at the Arab Theater Festival, the Best Actress Award at the Middle East Now Festival in Italy, two-time Best Jordanian Actress in 2009 and 2010. Most recently, Mubarak won the Best Actress Award at the Silk Road International Film Festival for her role in The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul that also won a staggering seven awards from international film festivals.
Mubarak took part in the 2018 Ramadan race with her role in the hit TV series Tayea’, and competed in Ramadan 2019 with her TV series Obour.
Mubarak has wide experience as a jury member at international film festivals. She was selected as a jury member of the International Emmy Awards two times, the last of which was last year, a jury member of the Feature and Short Competitions at the Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden, a jury member at Amman International Film Festival in Jordan, as well as a jury member at the 38th Cairo International Film Festival. In 2018, she joined as a jury member at the Short Film Competition in the 2nd El Gouna Film Festival. Marking a comeback to the Bedouin drama, Mubarak starred in a Bedouin TV series, Haris Al Jabal (The Mountain’s Guardian), which premiered on TV in Ramadan 2020.
In Sep.2021, Saba attended the world premiere of her film Amira, by Mohamed Diab, at the 78th Venice International Film festival. The film won 3 awards at the festival: Lanterna Magica Award, Enrico Fulchignoni Award and 10th INTERFILM Award for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue.
With a dazzling look that captured all the guests, Saba also attended the Arab world premiere of the film at the Feature Narrative Competition of the fifth El Gouna Film Festival (GFF), a few weeks later, in Oct. 2021. Besides its awards at Venice Film Festival, Amira also won numerous awards at other international festivals.
Furthermore, her film Daughters of Abdul-Rahman won the Audience Award (Youssef Cherif Rizkallah Award) following its world premiere in the International Competition of Cairo International Film Festival, and screened at the Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF), in 2021.
In the same year, Saba graced the cover of Marie Claire Arabia, where she was wearing from Gucci Pre-Fall 2021 collection, and was featured in the closing song of (GFF) Met’ala’ Beeky.
Saba’s latest work, Anbar 6 series, screened on ShahidVIP. She recently finished shooting her new series Laylat El-Skout, by director Nagi Teameh. Slated to air on MBC channels and Netflix platform, Laylat El-Skout stars a pan-Arab cast, and tackles the ISIS attacks in Iraq.
This Ramadan (2022), Saba starred in two series; Suits, written by Mohamed Hefzy and Yasser Abdel Mageed, directed by Essam Abdel Hamid, and produced by Tarek El Ganainy. The series marks the Egyptian remake of the American legal TV drama series Suits, which ran for nine seasons (2011 – 2019) and was a big success. She also stars in Touba series alongside Amr Saad, directed by Ahmed Saleh.