Rania Rafei

Born in 1979 in Lebanon, Rania Rafei has a diploma in audiovisual and cinema studies from the Lebanese academy of fine arts (ALBA). Since 2005 she has been directing documentaries, awareness spots and music videos about the subject of disability, commissioned by the Special rapporteur on Disability in the UN. She also directed several documentaries for Al Jazeera about street kids, snake hunters, portraits of several artists in the Arab world and the history of student movement in Lebanon and Yemen.

Filmography

  • Harissa Texas
    2004
  • Cinema Needs Your Silence
    2005
  • Manchette
    2005
  • The Dish
    2005
  • Pleurnication
    2005
  • Difference Is Normal
    2006
  • Minimum Precautions
    2006
  • Smoking Kills
    2006
  • The Light Traveler
    2006
  • The Four Seasons: Summer 2006
    2006
  • War Breeds Disability
    2007
  • Brain Cells
    2007
  • The Snake Hunter
    2008
  • Clouds
    2008
  • 74 (The Reconstitution Of A Struggle)
    2012

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.