Myriam U. Birara is a Rwandan filmmaker and visual artist born in 1992. Myriam directed three shorts including the acclaimed Imuhira, which premiered in competition at Locarno International Film Festival in 2021 and won the Medien Patent Verwaltung AG Award. Her debut feature THE BRIDE premiered in Berlinale forum. and won the Special Mention for GWFF Best Feature. THE BRIDE was honored to have received a Silver Lady Harimaguada Award and a CIMA Award.