Razan AlSalah


Razan is a filmmaker and media artist living and working in Montreal, QC, Canada.
She is the 2018 Knight Foundation New Frontier Fellow at Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Barbara Aronofsky Latham Award for an Emerging Experimental Video Artist at the 2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival.

Razan’s work has screened and exhibited at HotDocs Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Glasgow International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Blackstar Film Festival, New Filmmakers New York and is in the permanent collection of the Sursock Museum in her hometown Beirut, Lebanon.

Her latest short film, "your father was born 100 years old, and so was the Nakba" won the Sunbird Award for Best Narrative Short at Days of Cinema Palestine 2018 and has been acquired by the Palestine Films Collection.

She was a 3-year Fulbright scholar pursuing my MFA in Film and Media Arts at Temple Universty in Philadelphia . She was a mentor at the CAMRA Doc Fellows Program at the University of Pennsylvania and was invited to teach at different universities as a visiting artist including Duke University and Princeton University. She now teaches Intermedia and Moving Images at Concordia University in Montreal.

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