Home Directors Sherien Barsoum

Sherien Barsoum

4

Sherien Barsoum is a Toronto-based film director and producer. Her films have screened at Hot Docs, NorthWest Fest and many many more. Her film I Hate To Go played at top festivals internationally and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. Barsoum was a story consultant on the Oscar-shortlisted Frame 394 and co-produced House of Z, the first feature bought and distributed by Condé Nast. A Producer with the National Film Board of Canada and a founding member of the Racial Equity Media Collective, which uses research to advocate on behalf of racialized creators in Canada, she is also the former Director of Programming for the Reelworld Film Festival and served as a board member of the Documentary Organization of Canada. We list her credits as a Director first.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Colour Me (2011)
Player Zero (2018, short)
Ride for Promise (2018, short)
Cynara (2023)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Colour Me (2011)
House of Z (2017)
Cynara (2023)

Credits as a Producer:
Colour Me (2011)
Mighty Tongue (Co-producer, 2013, short)
House of Z (Co-producer, 2017)
Babe, I Hate to Go (2017, short)
Player Zero (2018, short)
Ride for Promise (2018, short)
Scarborough (Impact producer, 2021)
Don’t Come Searching (2022)
Queen Bee (2022, short)
The Colour of Ink (2022)
Cynara (2023)
7 Beats Per Minute (Co-producer, 2024)

Cynara, movie, documentary, poster,