Leila Basma is a filmmaker and photographer from Tyre, Lebanon. Leila’s works explore the themes of society, coming-of-age, self-exploration, body, and identity. She is based between Beirut and Prague.
Basma holds a BA in Audiovisual Arts from the Saint-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Film Directing at FAMU in Prague.
Her short documentary, The Adam Basma Project, toured the DocLisboa International Film Festival and the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. She is currently developing a short film, Sea Salt, and a feature documentary, Dance With Me.