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Born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1981, RANIA M. TAWFIK is from Iraqi origins.
She graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with a critically acclaimed experimental multi-camera documentary called "A Light Breeze".
Her film "Kiss My Pain Away" was supported by International Media Support & The National Film School of Denmark, and screened at Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival.
The Eternal Night, her experimental documentary about blind people, won the Silver New Horizon at Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival in 2006.
Her graduation short documentary, “A Light Breeze”, 2011 was selected for the Dubai Film Market.
Synopsis & Credits
A Light Breeze
Graduation Film 2011
The National Film School Of Denmark
Director: Rania M. Tawfik
Photographer: Sujato Wassilefsky
Editor: Rebekka Jørgensen
Sound Engineer: Mira Falk
Production Design: Anna Pepke
Composer: Morten Svenstrup
Dancing makes me happy! These are Sahar´s words opening the film.
But is it that easy going for what makes you happy?
A Light Breeze is the graduation film of Rania M. Tawfik.
It is an experimental multi-camera documentary film from The National Film School Of Denmark.
If walls could talk, what would they say?
"Kiss My Pain Away" takes us on a journey through Beirut´s streets.
A journey following Hamed spraying daring stencils on the walls of his beloved neighborhood of Hamra.