Meryam Joobeur (Flagging Credit: Mette Norkjaer)
Tunisian-American writer/director Meryam Joobeur is a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montréal. Her short films’ Gods, Weeds and Revolutions’ (2013) and ‘Born in the Maelstrom’ (2017) starring Sasha Lane screened in dozens of national and international festivals. Her recent short ‘Brotherhood’ (2018) recently premiered at TIFF where it won Best Canadian short. She is currently developing three feature films including ‘Motherhood’ the feature version of ‘Brotherhood’. She is an alumni of TIFF talent lab, Med Film Factory, Rawi Screenwriters Lab and Berlinale Talent Lab and recently opened the production company Instinct Bleu with Tunisian producer Sarra Ben Hassen.
Watch 'Brotherhood' here (PW: brother2018)!