Film

TED Prize Winner: Jehane Noujaim

Posted by: Tedconfamy

Jehane_noujaim_1Jehane Noujaim is the gutsy filmmaker behind Control Room, the controversial documentary following events at Al Jazeera — the largest Arab news network — from the onset of the Iraq war. Jehane left for Qatar two weeks before the US invasion and gained access to both Al Jazeera and the US Military’s Central Command. She also produced and directed the award-winning film, Startup.com. Jehane is on a mission to uncover cultural truths, and she’s looking for ideas for her next documentary. We suspect the TED community will have some thoughts on this TED Prize wish …