Ariane Lorrain is a documentary filmmaker of Iranian descent based in Montreal. She obtained a BFA in Film Production from Concordia University. Her documentary approach focuses on the senses and their poetic possibilities to convey reality’s surrealism, while her hybrid identity leads her to live and create between Montreal and the Middle East. Her short films Blue Bird (2011) and An Arranged Marriage (2012) are distributed by CBC International and La Distributrice de Films, respectively. Her latest short Between a Garden and the Sea (2016) has screened internationally in film festivals, including FNC in Montreal and DocsMx in Mexico. Her first medium-length documentary, Zagros (2018), is distributed by Les Films du 3 Mars.