Lebanese director Eliane Raheb is the creator and director of several award-winning short films and documentaries. Her recent work includes the feature documentaries: Sleepless Nights (5th in Sight and Sound magazine’s listings of the best documentaries of 2013) and Those Who Remain, (screened in over 60 film festivals and winner of the prestigious Etoile de la Scam award).
Eliane Raheb is the founder of ITAR Productions, a company that has produced awardwinning documentaries broadcast on ARTE/ZDF, France 3, France 24, NHK, Al Jadeed and the Al Jazeera Documentary channel, and screened in international film festivals worldwide.
Ms. Raheb is a founding member of the “Beirut DC” Association for Cinema and is the sixtime artistic director of its film festival “Beirut Cinema Days”.
Ms. Raheb has lectured on Arab cinema and screened her films at universities worldwide including: Harvard, Brown, Georgetown and George Mason.
She was artist-in-residence at the prestigious DAAD Arts Program and La Cité des Arts- Paris.
Eliane Raheb’s latest film, Miguel’s War was awarded the Robert Bosch Production Prize and participated in La Fabrique des Cinémas du monde, a co-production platform within Cannes film festival.