Rebel Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah Go From Blockbusters to Their Most Personal Film Yet

Filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have had fascinating lives and careers. Sure, most directors begin with independent and short films, but these two have traveled the world — both in the quite literal geographic sense, and in the more figurative cinematic sense. The directors have gone from Morocco to Belgium to the United States, before heading to Cannes in France to unveil their latest film, Rebel.

​ Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah spoke about their very personal, painful new film about ISIS and family, Rebel.