Beate Arnestad worked for many years and in many different positions at Norwegian broadcaster NRK, mainly in the divisions of culture and entertainment. Her first documentary was WHERE THE WAVES SING (2002), tracing the life of a former painter and governor in the forgotten Danish-Norwegian colony Tranquebar in India. While living in Sri Lanka from 2003 to 2006, she started exploring the concept of women in war, which turned into the film MY DAUGHTER THE TERRORIST (2007). She also directed TELLING TRUTHS IN ARUSHA (2010). (7/12)
My Daughter the Terrorist
A film by Beate Arnestad, Produced by Morten Daae, 2007, 58 min., Color
This fascinating documentary is an exceedingly rare, inside look at an organization that most of the world has blacklisted as a terrorist group. Made ...