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Tahani Rached Film Career & Credits Tahani Rachedb. in Egypt

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Born in Egypt, Tahani Rached settled in Quebec in 1966. After attending Montreal`s École des Beaux-Arts, she was involved in community action until she made her first film, Pour faire Changement (1972), a documentary produced by Le Vidéographe, which set the tone for all her future work. In 1979, her first feature-length film, Les Voleirs de jobs, a documentary on immigration, demonstrated her ability to capture reality. This was followed by a series of six half-hour documentaries for Radio-Quebec on Quebec`s Arab community. She was a NFB staff filmmaker from 1980 to 2004. The above image was taken at the 2010 Hot Docs festival in Toronto.

Features & TV Movies:
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Pour faire Changement (1972)
Les Voleirs de jobs (1979)

Beirut! Not Enough Death to go Around (1983)
Haiti (Québec) (1985)
Haiti, Nous la! Nou La! (1987)

Au chic resto pop (1990)
Doctors with Heart (1993)
Four Woman of Egypt (1997)
Emergency! A Critical Situation (1999)

For a Song (2001)
Soraida, A Woman of Palestine (2004)
El-banate dol (aka These Girls, 2006)
Giran (2009)

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