Sabine El Gemayel

Films in our catalogue

NILOOFAR

Niloofar is a twelve-year-old Irakian girl whose dream is to read and write in a village where education is only for boys. While assisting her midwife mother during a delivery, Niloofar meets a woman who allows her to secretly study. In the meantime, (...)

Biography

After living in Iran and Lebanon for most of her life, Sabine moved to Canada in 1987. She graduated from Stanislas High School, and got a B.A. in Communications Studies from Montreal’s Concordia University in 1993. Sabine wrote and directed three short 16mm films before moving to Los Angeles in 1994. Since then she has edited a number of feature films such as the award winning Palestinian feature film THE OLIVE HARVEST. Currently, Sabine finished her first feature NILOOFAR and writes another screenplay entitled MATERNIDAD.