Leila Jarman

Program Director

Contact Leila: leila@womensvoicesnow.org

Holding a BA in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Leila Jarman is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and video artist. Since 2009, she has produced and directed documentaries, narrative, and abstract short films and music videos that have been screened at film festivals and in galleries around the world including the TATE Britain, Ars Electronica and more.Her work has been also been featured on prominent online media sites such as VICE and The Creator's Project.

Voice of the Valley, her 2009 documentary directorial debut, followed the professional career of two self-made Muslim women journalists and their struggle to overcome social and cultural barriers to produce the most important social, political, and economic radio program in Jordan. She speaks Farsi and Portuguese.