Liwaa Yazji

Liwaa Yazji_ohjaaja_HauntedLiwaa Yazji is a theatre graduate from Syria. She has acted in September Rain (2009) by Syrian director Abdullatif Abdulhamid and has worked as an assistant director in Windows of the Soul (2011), a docudrama directed by Allyth Hajjo and Ammar Alani. She also wrote the screenplay of the TV drama series The Brothers (2013).

Haunted is her first documentary film as a director. It is a depiction of the moments before a person becomes a refugee.

Liwaa Yazji is in Helsinki 28th January – 1st February.