Annemarie Jacir, Palestine
Palestinian filmmaker and writer Annemarie Jacir has written, directed and produced over sixteen films. She lived in Saudi Arabia until the age of sixteen and then received her formal education in the United States. Her short film Like Twenty Impossibles (2003) was the first Arab short film in history to be an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival and continued to break ground when it went on to be a finalist for the Academy Awards.
Her second work to debut in Cannes Un Certain R…