Studied philosophy and theater at the Lebanese University and studied film in France (Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière, Université Paris 8 –Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales). Since 1990 Bahij is a Professor of cinema at the Institute of Fine Arts at the Lebanese University. From 1985 to 1990, he directed several documentaries and television programs for the Lebanese TV channel “LBC”. In 1995 he founded his own production company "online films - Beirut" in Lebanon. He then produced and directed several independent documentaries and three feature films: Zennar El Narr, Here Comes the Rain and Good Morning which will be released in 2018.