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Maria Zreik

Maria Zreik



2016                           Intensive Program at the William Esper Acting Studio

New York, USA


2010 – 2014                 LL.B Degree in Law



2013 -2014                  Diploma in Mediation


2009                            High school graduation Diploma

Arab Orthodox College


ACTING EXPERIENCE – FILM                                                                                                          


A Gaza Weekend (Feature Film)               Lead Role                        Filming

dir. Basil Khalil


Laila In Haifa (Feature Film)                     Lead Role                         2020

dir. Amos Gitai

  • 77th Venice International Film Festival – World premiere at Venice Biennale


The translator (Feature Film)                    Supporting Role                2019

dir. Anas Khalaf


The spy     (Netflix Series)                           Supporing Role                 2019

dir. Gideon Raff              Netflix


Give up the ghost  (Short film)                   Lead Role                          2019

dir. Zain Duraie        Philistine Films

  • Indian World Film Festival – Best Actress Award




Zain             (Short film)                              Lead Role                         2018

dir. Hani Abu Assad


Tahriri         (Short film)                              Lead Role                         2018

dir. Murad Abu Eisheh   Amman/Jordan


In his place (Short film)                              Supporting Role                2018

dir. Ofir Feldman


Wajib       (Feature Film)                            Supporting Role                2017

dir. Annemarie Jacir    Philistine Films



Detained (Short Film)                                   Lead Role                       2016

                                                                      dir. Hajar Alnaim          (Los Angeles)


Maryam (Short Film)                                   Lead Role                       2016

                                                                      dir. Abdullah Bamajboor    NYFA (Los Angeles)


Between Worlds (Feature Film)                   Lead Role                     2016                                                                                                              dir. Mia Hatav             Daroma Production


Ave Maria (Short Film)                                Lead Role                     2015                                                                                                              dir. Basil Khalil            Incognito Films


  • 88th Academy Awards – Nominated for the Live Action Short Oscar
  • 68th Cannes Film Festival– Official Selection
  • 21st Palm Springs International ShortFest – 3rd Place Jury Award winner
  • 12th Dubai Film Festival – Muhr award for Best Short
  • 4th Vaughan Film Festival – Best Actress Nominee


Villa Touma (Feature Film)                         Lead Role                     2014                                                                                                              dir. Suha Arraf           Bailasan Productions


  • 12th Reggio Calabria Mediterranean Experiences Festival, ItalyBest Actress award
  • 71st Venice International Film Festival – World premiere at Venice Biennale
  • Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) – 2014


World War Z (Feature Film)                       dir. Marc Forster           2013

                                                                                                          Paramount Pictures











Weapon Without Murder (10 episodes)     Lead Role                    2020            Roya TV                                                                

Lechodim bareshet (12 episodes)               Supporting Role          2014            TV network

Who Gave You License (1 episode)            Guest Role                   2014            TV network

The Promise (4 episodes)                            Supporting Role          2010            Channel 4 – UK


Dubbing & Voice-over for animation                       Lead & Supporting      2008 – 2020           

Various TV Ads and Commercials                Lead & Supporting      2013 – 2020





Ensemble Fringe Theater – Nazareth         Lead & Supporting                 2018-Present

Al-Majd Theater – Haifa                             Lead & Supporting                  2018- Present




Arabic                        Native Speaker

Hebrew                      Fluent

English                       Fluent




  • Dancer in the folk dance group “Salma”, since 2009.
  • Voice Training Private Lessons from 2006 – 2010 (4 Years)
  • Ballet Dancer from 2001 – 2014
  • Piano Player Private Lessons from 2000 – 2004 (4 years)

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