Sheyma Buali

Festival Director, BBC Arabic Festival

Sheyma Buali joined BBC Arabic Festival in its first edition in 2014, and became Director in 2015. With a focus on media, film and visual arts from the Arab world, she is also active in publishing as Commissioning Editor for Ibraaz Channel and Creative Time Reports as well as Culture Correspondent for Asharq AlAwsat. Previously she worked on the London Palestine Film Festival and the RAI International Ethnographic Film Festivals.