Tania Khalaf, Associate Chair | Department of Media Arts

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Tania Khalaf, Associate Chair

Documentary, International, Narrative, Animation, Experimental, World Cinema, Human Rights
Tania Khalaf
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Born in Lebanon, Tania Khalaf studied at the Lebanese University of Beirut and worked as a TV producer and film editor before moving to Texas. Khalaf has produced and directed documentary, narrative and experimental films and her works have screened at national and international venues in Australia, Germany, France, Italy, England, Tunisia, Lebanon, Turkey, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago and have won numerous awards.

Among her awards are Best Documentary Short at the Austin Film Festival, Best Documentary Feature and Humanitarian Award at the Third World Indie Film Festival, Best Music Video at IX Encuentro Para Cinéfagos, Best Animation at ARFF Paris International Award and Special Jury Prize at the Beirut International Film Festival. Her works have also broadcast on PBS in the United States and Rotana TV throughout the Middle East.

Khalaf is the founder and director of the first Arab Film Festival in Texas and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of North Texas where she teaches film production and studies.

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