Early life[ edit ] Labaki spent the first seventeen years of her life living in a war-torn environment, until when the civil war in Lebanon had ended. The show aired during the s, which continued through to the early s. At the talent show, Labaki won a prize for directing various music video productions. Labaki is unique among her fellow Lebanese and Arab Film Makers in that she was not educated or trained abroad. She went on to direct advertisements and music videos for renowned Middle Eastern singers, for which she won several awards.
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This article is over 4 years old Nadine Gordimer pictured in Martin Argles for the Guardian South Africa mourned one of its literary giants on Monday, with the death at 90 of Nadine Gordimer , a Nobel laureate praised for remaining politically and intellectually courageous until the end. Gordimer, arguably the foremost chronicler of racial apartheid and the subsequent vicissitudes of democracy, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday, her family said. Her son, Hugo, and daughter, Oriane, were with her at the time. The daughter of a Jewish watchmaker from Latvia and middle-class woman from Britain, Gordimer started writing in earnest at the age of nine and produced 15 novels as well as several volumes of short stories, non-fiction and other works. She was published in 40 languages around the world. Her "proudest days", they said, included winning the Nobel prize and testifying in the s on behalf of a group of anti-apartheid activists who had been accused of treason.