Lyana Saleh is a Palestinian journalist and filmmaker based in Paris since 2005, and has more than 15 years of experience in Film, TV, and Radio. Lyana is best known for her daily cultural show on France 24 thaqafa - a program about books, films, music, and visual and performing arts.
She is also a Eurodoc graduate (2015) (An in depth training program in creative documentary production). A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy, which premiered in IDFA 2019, is her first feature documentary as a producer. She also co-produced, with the Danish producer Signe Byrge Sorenson, the award-winning documentary, Our Memory Belongs to Us, by Rami Farah in 2021. In 2015, she won Le Grand Prix in FIGRA festival in France for her documentary film The Raqqa Rebel. Lyana has also participated as a juror in film festivals in Italy, Spain, and Iraq.