Mariam El Marakeshy
Country of Origin
Multi Award-winning groundbreaking documentary bringing powerful intimate stories about young refugees who risked their lives crossing the Aegean sea to Europe with people smugglers, only to get trapped on the Greek island of Lesvos on Moria camp, with no future and closed borders. It was supposed to be a transit stop for them, but it turned out to be where their journey has ended.
Mariam El Marakehsy is a multiple award-winning international Film Director, Producer, Writer, and Multimedia Reporter. She has covered in several formats regions across Europe, Africa and Asia. Previously, she worked for the United Nations. Her main focus is migration, human trafficking, psycho-social, environmental, and cultural heritage. Her works were featured on international media outlets and educational platforms. Her films received many global awards and festival screenings like the IOM Global Migration Film Award in Switzerland and the Social Impact Media Award USA