The Actors
Hiam Abbass
Since her debut in 1989, Hiam has become a significant presence in the film industry, taking on diverse roles in international cinema and TV. Her acclaimed performances span films like THE SYRIAN BRIDE, PARADISE NOW, Arab Tarzan Nasser’s DÉGRADÉ and GAZA MON AMOUR, Denis Villeneuve’s BLADE RUNNER 2049, HBO’s SUCCESSION, and Hulu’s immigrant drama RAMY. Her directorial ventures, such as LE PAIN, further highlight her artistic range within the cinematic landscape.

Her family documentary BYE BYE TIBERIAS’ was widely applauded after its premiere at the Venice Festival. It was also the Palestinian entry for the Best International Feature Academy Award and won the Best Doc Award at the Marrakech, Cleveland, BFI London, and Montpellier film festivals.