Adam Sobel is a filmmaker who grew up in Arkansas, spent the past 5 years in Qatar, and recently relocated to Chicago. He has produced television and journalism around the Middle East for
outlets including The Guardian, CNN, and ITN. Sport’s role in society is key to Adam’s work. In 2013, Adam directed a series on Mt. Everest following the first woman from Saudi Arabia to reach the top. The Workers Cup is his feature film debut.