Diaa Youssef

A promising Saudi female writer, and film director is getting prepared to launch her first movie for international display.

diaa yousef

Diaa Youssef is a promising Saudi filmmaker and director. Her short film Weld Sidra was chosen among other six Gulf films that received financial support from the Dubai Film Festival's "Injaz" program in November 2017 to be then presented globally.

The film is about fantastical worlds that tells an interesting story in which reality blends with myth.

The Saudi director has also published a book "It was an idea at the beginning” that includes a collection of reflections on contemporary art.