Lebanese father and upbringing, Egyptian mother and she currently lives in Doha.
Reem Saleh graduated from the Lebanese American University in Beirut with a BA in Radio, TV and Film. She began her career as a stage and film actress, winning a local acting competition on the MTV television channel. She has acted as assistant director on numerous productions, including Assad Fouladkar’s award-winning film ‘When Maryam Spoke Out’ (2001). She has directed the short film ‘The Naked Eye’ , the stage play ‘Wings’ written by Arthur Kopit, and numerous television documentaries for MTV Lebanon and Rotana Enterprise. Saleh moved to Qatar in 2006 to work for Al Jazeera Children’s Channel as a producer and voice-over artist, then went on to manage the community outreach department of the Doha Film Institute, where she contributes to film engagement initiatives and festivals programming.
Reem is currently filming her first feature independent documentary in Cairo ‘What Comes Around’ in the birthplace of her late mother to whom she dedicates the picture.
She speaks French, Arabic, English and a little of Spanish, so share your comments in any language that suits you!
” I simply breathe film and can’t tolerate injustice”.