El Hajj

Myriam el Hajj began her film studies in Beirut to pursue them in Paris. In 2009, she directed Off war Beirut, a short film selected in many festivals. In 2009, her short film project Last call was selected for the writing lab "De l'écrit à l'écran" at the Namur Festival (Belgium). In January 2015, she completed the editing of her documentary cinema film A time to rest/Trêve which was selected at the Nyan Vision du réél festival, as well as at the Agadir Documentary Film Festival where it won an award.Besides her activities as a filmmaker, Myriam el Hajj teaches cinema at ALBA in Beirut (Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts).She is working on her first feature film fiction project, Look at the burning city.

Regarde la ville qui brûle

Following Makram's arrest for trafficking in explosives, Nour, his 30-year-old daughter, returns to Beirut from Paris.Her quest to understand what happened with her father and free him then begins: Nour will have to confront the corruption of politicians first, her family that is torn apart, and a city she no longer recognizes.A journey to meet Lebanon.


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