Rawan Rahim was born in Washington D.C to a Lebanese mother and an Iraqi father. After having acquired a BA in History of Art and French Literature from the University College London, she continued on to the School of Visual Arts in New York where she studied Illustration, and after that moved on to acquire a Diploma in Interior design. Lilou has been a work in progress for the past fifteen years. She has written stories about and illustrated moments in Lilou’s life. She currently lives between New York and Beirut. Lilou is her first film.