Myriam El Hajj

Myriam El Hajj

Lebanon

Biography

Born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983, Myriam el Hajj did her cinema studies in Lebanon before pursuing her master's degree in filmmaking in Paris. There, she obtained a masters in theatre and has been playing with a troupe of Commedia dell'arte « les Festinanti » for 7 years now. Myriam has directed 2 short films and numerous videos. Her short film OFF WAR BEIRUT was produced in France and selected in several festivals. Her first feature documentary film, A TIME TO REST (2015) was selected in Visions du Réel and received many awards including the prestigious Prix Découverte de la SCAM. In addition to making films, Myriam teaches cinema in Lebanon at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (ALBA).

Films Selection