100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Annemarie Jacir

Annemarie Jacir

Industry: Arts and entertainment

Designation: Filmmaker

Country: Palestine

Occupation: Filmmaker

Jacir has been working in independent cinema since 1994 and has written, directed and produced a number of award-winning films including Until When, A Few Crumbs for the Birds, and a Post Oslo History. She was named one of Filmmaker magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Cinema. Her short film, like twenty impossibles, the first Palestinian short film to be selected in Competition as an official selection at the Cannes International Film Festival (Cinefondation).

She has won more than 15 awards at International festivals including Best Film at the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films, Chicago International Film Festival, Institute Du Monde Arabe Biennale, Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival, and IFP/New York.