Gilman is an award-winning filmmaker with 20 years of experience. Her directorial debut, Kings Point (2012) was nominated for an Academy Award, won prizes at film festivals nation-wide, and aired on HBO. Most recently, Sari co-directed and edited the Netflix original Saving Capitalism, about Robert Reich. She was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy for her work on Rory Kennedy's Ghosts of Abu Ghraib, and the first feature documentary she cut was Judith Helfand's Blue Vinyl, which also aired on HBO and premiered at Sundance. She wrote and edited Trapped, which premiered at Sundance, had a theatrical release in March of 2016 and aired on PBS' Independent Lens. Sari is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.