She is a film and television director and producer. She was born and raised in the village Fureidis. She is a graduate of The Givat Haviva Film and Television School.
Her films include "Write Down, I Am an Arab" (which won the Audience Award at the DocAviv International Documentary Film Festival in 2014 and the award for Best Television Film at the FIFA Festival in Canada, in 2015), "Paradise Lost" (2003), "Bada"l (Best Mid-Length Documentary at the HotDocs Festival, 2005), "Lady Kul El Arab" (winner of the Special Jury Award at the IDFA Festival in 2009), and Three Times Divorced (winner of First Prize at the DocAviv International Documentary Film Festival in 2007). Ibtisan' Wikipedia.