Inès Rabadan (Belgium)

After obtaining a master’s degree in Philosophy and Letters, Inès Rabadan undertook film studies at the IAD. Her short films (Vacance, Surveiller les Tortues, Maintenant, Si j’avais dix doigts, Le jour du soleil), were shown at about sixty festivals. Surveiller les tortues and Maintenant received awards at the festivals of Clermont, Vendôme, Chicago, Aix, Grenoble, Brest and Namur. Occasionally she supervises scenario workshops. Her first feature film, Belhorizon, was selected for the festivals of Montréal, Namur, Créteil, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Santo Domingo and Mannheim-Heidelberg. At the end of 2006 it was released in Belgium, France and Switzerland.


  • 1992: Synchronie (short film). 1993: Une tache blanche sur l’image (short film), L’autre silence. 1995: Belgique, terre d’Islam (documentary, prod. RTBF). 1995: Vacances (short film). 1998: Le jour du soleil (video letter), Surveiller les tortues (short film). 2000: L’atelier (documentary). 2002: Maintenant (short film). 2006: Belhorizon (feature film).

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