Rawane NassifStill: Ode to Loneliness
Lebanese-Canadian filmmaker and anthropologist Rawane NASSIF (1983, Lebanon) studied Filmmaking at the Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth in Lebanon and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Alberta. She currently works in research for the Doha Film Institute with the National Museum of Qatar. Nassif’s films cover themes of space, identities and memory. She has worked on several documentaries in Lebanon and written a book on the politics of memory in the reconstruction of Beirut. Turtles are Always Home (2016) won Best New Vision Short at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Her latest film Ode to Loneliness (2022) was selected for IFFR 2023.
(all short) Draw Me Palestine (2002), Serheldan (2004), Dalil (2004), My Ball (2005), Bike Love (2007), Zoukak Migration (2009), Three Women in the Jailoo (2012), Turtles are Always Home (2016), Ode to Loneliness (2022)