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Rania Stephan

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Personal information

Title: 
Film Director, Writer, Producer

Contact information (private)

Postbox: 
11 - 14722
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Mobile phone: 
961 3 048864
Personal email address: 
ranrounjoun@yahoo.fr

Education

Master's degree, Cinema Studies, 1986, Paris VIII university, France.
Bachelor degree (with honors), 1982, Cinema Studies, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
French Baccalaureate (part 2), 1978, French Protestant College, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Cinema Studies
Culture
Media
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English
Music

Work history

Editor on Waiting for Abo Zayd, documentary film by Mohammad Ali Atassi, International jury prize & mediathèque prize at International Documentary Film Festival of Marseille, 2010.

Camera & editor on The procession of the captives, documentary film by Sabrina Mervin, 2006, winner of the festival Bilan du film ethnographique du Musée de l’homme-Paris, prize, France.

Camera & editor, 2009 - present, Rituals in Lebanon, an ongoing project of the Institut Français du Proche Orient (French Institute in the Near East) in Beirut, Lebanon.

Assistant to the director Elia Suleiman in the film Divine Intervention, 2000 - 2002, Ognon Pictures Productions, France, Jury prize at the Cannes international film festival 2002.

Assistant director to Simone Bitton in the films Rachel (2009) and The Wall (2004), Jury prize at the sundance film festival 2004, Ciné-Sud Promotion.

Productions

Publications highlights: 

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (in progress). The Three Disppearances of Suad Hosni.

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (2009). DAMAGE, for Gaza the land of sad oranges [Short film]. Beirut: Ashkal Alwan & Rania Stephan.

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (2007). Smoke on water: 7 x el hermel [Documentary]. Lens on lebanon, El Hermel Public Library, & Rania Stephan.

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (2006). Lebanon/War [Documentary]. Beirut: Rania Stephan with the support of the Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO).

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (2005). Wastelands [Documentary]. Beirut: Rania Stephan & Forward Productions, with the support of the Institut Français du Proche Orient (IFPO).

Stephan, R. (Writer & Director). (1999). train-trains (where's the track ?) [Documentary]. Ayloul Festival, The Post Office, & Rania Stephan.

Newspaper articles and columns: 

Stephan, R. (2008, 27 August). Terrains vagues [Wasteland] , Études contemporaines, 1, retrieved September 8, 2010 from http://ifpo.revues.org/114