Susan Youssef is the writer-director of two dramatic features, a documentary, and seven shorts. Her latest film is Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf, which is currently in consideration for nomination for the Academy Awards. Her work has played at film festivals such as Venice, Toronto and Sundance, and have been programmed in museums including the Tate Modern, New Museum, and Museum of Modern Art in New York. She is a Fulbright Fellow, Princess Grace Award Winner, Poynter Fellow, and 21st Century Fox Director Fellow. Prior to filmmaking, she was a schoolteacher and journalist in Beirut.