• First Name Farah
  • Surname Shaer
  • Country of Origin Lebanon
  • Country of Residence Lebanon


Farah Shaer is a Lebanese director, actress, and socio-political activist. Her debut short film “I Offered You Pleasure” had a very successful world tour and was officially selected at major international film festivals such as Clermont-Ferrand and Busan International Film Festival, however, it was banned in Lebanon from public screening by the Lebanese General Security. Farah is also one of the co-founders of the “You-Stink” anti-corruption movement that has been leading the civil society protests in Lebanon since 2015 until today. In 2016, she was awarded a scholarship funded by Hani Farsi Foundation to pursue a MFA in Film directing at UCLA as part of a full ride fellowship program to give voice to the unique perspective of Arab women through film.



2012 - I Offered You Pleasure (Director - short film) 2017 - Obedience (Director- short film) 2017 - Heaven Without People (Producer/Actress - feature film) 2019 - Faces In The Sun (Director - Short film) 2019/2020 - Sokoon (in Post Production now - Director - short film)

Position / Profession

  • Director
  • Education level MFA Film Directing from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Years of experience 8
  • Employment Freelance

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