From 1973 to 1975, Rashed Tahani directed videos for SUCO and Carrefour international. In 1976, she worked with M. Duckworth on a short film, Les mesures de contrôle et une nouvelle société. She then directed Leur crise on la paye pas (1976), a documentary for the common front syndicate and Les frères ennemis (1979) for Radio-Canada. Her first feature film, Les voleurs de job was created in 1980. She worked for Planète, a television programme broadcast on Radio-Québec, where she directed six films in 1980 and 1981. Rashed Tahani began working at the National Film Board of Canada in 1980.