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Labaki in 2012
Nadine Antoine Labaki
February 18, 1974
Baabdat, Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon
Nadine Labaki (Arabic: نادين لبكيcode: ar is deprecated Nādīn Labikī; born February 18, 1974) is a Lebanese actress, director and activist. Labaki first came into the spotlight as an actress in the early 2000s. Her film-making career began in 2007 after the release of her debut film, Caramel, which premiered at the Cannes 2007 Film Festival. She is known for demonstrating everyday aspects of Lebanese life and covering a range of political issues such as war, poverty, and feminism. She is the first female Arab director to be nominated for an Oscar in the category for Best Foreign Language Film.
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