Sabine Lubbe Bakker
Sabine Lubbe Bakker (1978) is a Dutch filmmaker born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium.
She studied in The Netherlands and Brazil. While studying political science she got
intrigued by the Middle East. She lived and worked in Damascus for about one year where
she made her first short documentaries. After graduation she made her first feature
length documentary SHOUT (75’, 2010) that is shot in Syria and the Golan Heights with
co-director Ester Gould. The award winning film premiered at Movies that Matter in The
Hague and opened the DoxBox film festival in Syria. Sabine directed three 50 minutes
documentaries for the Dutch national documentary program Backlight (VPRO): In Between
Egypt and Gaza (2011), Power to the people (2012), and Hotel Europe (2013). Her last
film NE ME QUITTE PAS (with co-director Niels van Koevorden) is premiering at the IDFA
2013 and is selected for the Dutch competition and the feature-length competition.