Geroges Hachem

Jury Member

Georges Hachem is a Lebanese director and producer who graduated from the Louis Lumière National School in Paris, after completing theater studies at the Lebanese University. In 2010, he wrote and directed Stray Bullet which starred renowned actress and filmmaker Nadine Labaki. The film was critically acclaimed and garnered multiple accolades in many international film festivals, including the Muhr Competition’s Best Arab Film award at Dubai International Film Festival and Cairo International Film Festival’s Best Screenplay award. In 2016, he wrote, produced, and directed Still Burning, which starred famous playwright Wajdi Mouawad, actress Adila Bendimerad, and actor Fadi Abi Samra. Currently, Hachem is finalizing Were It Not for Metro, a feature documentary depicting the lives of stage performers playing at a Beirut-based cabaret show since 2013. He also cooperates with the Royal Film Commission in Jordan as a consultant at the Rawi script writers' workshop and is a Jordan Film Fund jury member.