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Two Arab women among 6 protégés out of 120 nominees worldwide

Palestinian film director and poet Annemarie Jacir and Palestinian film director and poet Annemarie Jacir andLebanese actress, writer and aspiring director Maya Zbib ... for a further US$25,000 towards an artisticproject following the mentoring year. Annemarie Jacir, 36, ...

29/06/2010 - 10:11 - comment 0

Palestinian film-maker and Lebanese theatre artist chosen by global icons for year of mentoring in Rolex Arts Initiative

worldwide Palestinian film director and poet Annemarie Jacir andLebanese actress, ... the mentoring year.Annemarie Jacir, 36, is the film protégée for 2010-2011. She will be mentored byZhang Yimou, ... Palestinian film director and poet Annemarie Jacir andLebanese actress, writer and aspiring director Maya Zbib ...

29/06/2010 - 10:15 - comment 0

5 contemporary Arab films you can't miss this summer

When I Saw You – Annemarie Jacir, Palestine. Annemarie Jacir’s When I Saw You looks back ... Saudi Arabia) When I Saw You – Annemarie Jacir, Palestine. ... Palestinians “felt they had more agency in their lives,” Jacir explains to  The Electronic Intifada . ...

08/07/2013 - 08:19 - comment 0

Top German, Palestinian, Malaysian directors bring expertise to Dubai International Film Festival’s Muhr shorts competition

Palestine filmmaker, poet and Academy Award contender Annemarie Jacir and Malaysian director and author Amir ... filmmaker Andreas Dresen, Palestine filmmaker, poet and Academy Award contender Annemarie Jacir ... drama Stopped On Track. For Jacir, the jury slot marks a return to the Dubai festival – where her ...

Press Release - 31/10/2011 - 07:01 - comment 0

Dubai Film Connection is making a comeback

(pictured) from Haifaa Al Mansour, Annemarie Jacir’s ‘When I Saw You’ and ‘The Repentant’ by Merzal ...

14/11/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

Aussie gets an Eastern treat: Arab Film Festival to hit Sydney theatres this August

at Lebanon's Baabda Prison, and When I Saw You, Annemarie Jacir's portrait of a young mother and son ...

13/07/2014 - 15:11 - comment 0

Women wield the camera, take control in Doha

is Palestinian Annemarie Jacir . With Salt of this Sea, Jacir became the first Palestinian woman to direct ... by the Israeli government. Jacir completed her second feature, When I Saw You, in Jordan in 2011, a film about a separated Palestinian refugee family living in the immediate wake of the 1967 war. Jacir crafts narratives ...

26/11/2012 - 06:50 - comment 0

Arab women filmmakers make a splash at UK film fest

by Annemarie Jacir will be screened on Wednesday, the opening night, followed by a Q&A session ...

06/04/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

How to make a movie in the Middle East

this. I’m going to make this film.’” Palestinian filmmakers  Annemarie Jacir and Ossama Bawardi have collaborated on a number of works and Bawardi was the principal producer of Jacir’s second ... were struggling,” Jacir recalls. “I don’t know what would have happened without Sanad, in collaboration ...

19/11/2012 - 12:14 - comment 0

Trophies, tears and tantrums: the winners and losers of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival

and dying father. The Best Arab Film award went to Palestinian writer-director Annemarie Jacir for her ... war, Jacir’s film tells a story of displacement and hope from the perspective of a numerically gifted ...

22/10/2012 - 09:18 - comment 0