Patric Chiha

Austria, Lebanon

Patric Chiha is an Austrian filmmaker of Hungarian and Lebanese origin, born in Vienna (Austria) in 1975. He moved to Paris at the age of 18 to study fashion design. He then studied film editing at INSAS Film School in Brussels. His short films and documentaries (Home, où se trouve le chef de la prison ? and Les Messieurs) have been selected in a variety of film festivals. In 2009 he directed his first feature film, Domaine, starring Béatrice Dalle, which premiered at the Mostra di Venezia. Followed by Boys Like Us (2014), and the documentaries Brothers Of The Night (2016) and If It Were Love (2019), which both premiered at the Berlinale. Currently, he is finishing his new fiction film, The Beast In The Jungle, starring Anaïs Demoustier and Tom Mercier.