Leila is a Lebanese filmmaker and photographer with a BA in Audiovisual Arts from IESAV at the Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, and she’s currently pursuing an MFA in Film Directing at FAMU in Prague.

Through her work, she tries to explore the themes of society, youth, coming-of-age, and identity.
Her second-year short documentary The Adam Basma Project was short-listed for the 48th annual Student Academy Awards after touring various documentary film festivals like the 18th DocLisboa International Film Festival and the 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. 
Her photography work was exhibited in various galleries in Beirut and Prague. 
Leila is currently developing her next short film Sea Salt selected for the Cannes Film Festival Cannes Court Métrage Focus Script Program, and her first feature documentary Dance with Me produced by Abbout Productions and Intuition Club.