Join award-winning editor of Of Fathers and Sons
(2017), Anne Fabini, for an exploration of her films and discussion of her craft at the Northwest Film Forum (NWFF).
Nominated for Best Documentary Film at the 2019 Academy Awards and Film Independent Spirit Awards, and winner of the Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, Of Fathers and Sons
is a work of unparalleled intimacy that captures the chilling moment when childhood dies and jihadism is born.
Anne Fabini has been editing notable feature films and documentaries since 1999. Her most recent work is Of Fathers and Sons
by Syrian director Talal Derki. Their collaboration dates back to his 2014 Sundance Film Festival World Documentary Grand Jury Award Winner The Return to Homs
Fabini is part of the 2019 Spirit Awards nominated editing team of Jennifer Fox’s fiction film The Tale
. She is the editor of Chad Hartigans Morris From America
, winner of two awards at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Houston
(2013) by Bastian Günther premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Drama Competition.
She is winner of the prestigious German Film Critics Award for Best Editing. Her work has been nominated several times for Best Film Editing at the German Film Awards (2009- Berlin Calling
, 2013- More Than Honey
, 2014- Houston
Passionate about passing on her knowledge, Fabini hosts a series of lectures and talks on film editing at the Berlin film school dffb. She often works as an editing tutor at international documentary workshops and is a member of Rough Cut Service. At the NWFF, she will talk about the challenges of cutting feature-length documentary films.
Fabini will also attend both screenings of Of Fathers and Sons
on Oct. 20 at 5pm at SIFF Film Center and on Oct. 21 at 8:30pm at NWFF as part of the "…and the winners are…" film festival, presented by Goethe-Institut and the German Film Academy.