CREDITS

SALAM

Short, 13 min  2018
Director: Claire Fowler
Cast: Hana Chamoun, Leslie Bibb, Jessica Damouni

A female Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life-or-death news from her family in Syria. 

Official selection: Tribeca (2018), BFI (2018)

3000 NIGHTS

Feature, 99 min  2015
Director: Mai Masri
Cast: Maisa Abd ElHadi, Nadira Omran, Hana Chamoun

A newly-wed Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her child in an Israeli prison, where she fights to protect him, survive, and maintain hope. 
Official Selection: Toronto (2015), BFI (2015), Busan (2015)

JINN

TV series, coming soon
Director: Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya
Cast: Salma Malhas, Sultan Alkhail, Hana Chamoun

An Arabic-language coming-of-age series with elements of the supernatural.

 

MEDINAH

TV series, coming soon 
Director: Ahmed Al Baker
Cast: Hana Chamoun, Eric Roberts, Natasha Henstridge

When a rocket launch goes awry, a group of strangers are holed up in a cave in the desert trying to survive, while the corporation that launched the rocket attempts to figure out what went wrong.

SAME OLD

Short, 6 min  2018
Director: Haya Alghanim
Cast: Hana Chamoun, Rand Faris

A young woman runs into an ex-best friend at the corner store.

A HYACINTH IN THE MOUNTAINS

Play
Written By: Claire Jamison
Director: NJ Agwuna
Cast: Hana Chamoun, Abby Ahmed, Ahmed Khedr

Arya, a young Yazidi woman from Northern Iraq, escapes ISIS enslavement and finds herself in a refugee camp on Lesbos, grappling with the warped memories of her crippling past. Guided by a social worker through the poetry of Sappho, she journeys on her road to peace and finally acceptance.

 

OUR HOUSE

Play
Written By: Jessica Damouni
Director: Luke Edward Smith
Cast: Hana Chamoun, Jessica Damouni

Our House is a look at the complex dynamics of families separated by war, identity and intergenerational trauma.

BRIGHT BLUE SKY

Short, 4 min  2017
Direcrtor: Shao Min Chew Chia 
Cast: Hana Chamoun

The surprising gift of failure.

GOOD FIT

Play
Written By: Nkenna Akunna
Director: Anna Loyd Bradshaw
Cast: Karen Johal, Hana Chamoun

Good Fit is a dark, absurdist play that comments on the limits and liberties assigned to particular identities in public space, asking who is allowed to fit into the fabric of society and who has the power to decide.

 

©2018 by Hana Chamoun.