Born in Lebanon in 1970, DANIELLE ARBID left her country at 17. Once in France, she studied literature and took on filmmaking. Her films have been awarded with such prizes as the Golden and Silver Leopard, as well as the Albert Londres Prize. In the Battlefields and A Lost Man were shown at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes.
Films (selection): Beirut Hotel (2011), Un homme perdu (A Lost Man, 2007), Dans les champs de bataille (In the Battlefields, 2004), Aux frontières (On Borders, 2002, doc), Seule avec la guerre (Alone With War, 2000, doc), Peur de rien (Parisienne, 2015)
Source: Crossing Europe 2016