Rita Baghdadi
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Rita Baghdadi is a Moroccan-American documentary filmmaker whose work has been supported by Sundance, Tribeca, Netflix, Film Independent and the International Documentary Association. The Hollywood Reporter described Rita's camerawork as "intimate." Rita’s feature documentary MY COUNTRY NO MORE won Best Feature at the 2018 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and was picked up for broadcast by Independent Lens. Her second feature, CITY RISING, won three Emmy Awards including Best Social Issue Film. Rita is co-founder of Endless Eye, a production studio in Los Angeles, and in addition to taking feature documentaries from conception to completion, she has lensed and directed commercial content for major brands including Beats by Dre, Bud Lite and Gatorade. Rita also shot the feature documentary SERVED LIKE A GIRL (SXSW '17) which was distributed in theaters across the U.S. When she’s not filming Rita is an active mentor, dedicated to empowering women and girls through film training. Currently, she is in development on her next feature documentary, SIRENS, a coming-of-age story about the first female metal band in the Middle East.


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