LAILA HOTAIT SALAS
About Me:LAILA HOTAIT SALAS (DIRECTOR)
Laila Hotait Salas is a Spanish-Lebanese filmmaker.
She holds a Bachelor in Arabic studies from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, she did her first short documentary, Beirut…coming back to you is not painful, 12’, 2005, co-directed with Nadia Hotait, awarded by the Spanish Association of Arabic Studies.
She worked in Spain as the correspondent for AlJazeera Children TVchannel broadcasted internationally.
She did a documentary, The south is back, 52’, 2008, with Nadia Hotait, produced by Rosellini Associatti and Vox Populi, Italia.
She also curated the Film series “Filmmaking underfire: contemporary cinema in Palestine, Lebanon and Irak” for Casa Arabe-IEAM, Spain.
Laila is a San Francisco State University MFA Cinema candidate and holds a Fulbright scholarship.
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