Leila graduated from the Institut des Etudes Scéniques et Audio- Visuelles (IESAV) of Beirut in 2017 with her film Man is Hunter, which went to International film festivals like Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Oldenburg International Film Festival and Montreal World Film Festival. After her graduation she worked as a freelance director, and started developing Sea Salt, which got selected at BACKSTORY The Film Residency with the Beirut Art Residency. She is currently based in Prague pursuing an MFA in Film Directing in FAMU (the National Film and TV school in Prague).
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