Azza El Hosseiny

  • Azza El Hosseiny
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Film director, Actor, Director of the festival
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Egyptian Actress, Film Director and Film Festival Director,

Alternate name
Azza Elhosseiny

Azza EL HOSSEINY (عزة الحسيني) is Executive Director for Luxor African film festival (LAFF, 1st edition held in 2012). As Treasurer, she is Member of the Board of Trustees, at Independent Shabab Foundation (ISF) the organizer of the Festival.

Born in Cairo with a degree in Business Administration, Cairo University, 1988 and a degree from the High Institute of Cinema, Academy of Art, 1991.

Azza started as an actress and assistant editor, but then focused on directing.

She is a culture Activist working with NGO's and cultural spaces, She is the director of the independent art season for four years and member of independent cultural coalition.

Azza is an expert in organizing and coordinating national and international events. Lately, she has been playing a leading role in "El Fann Midan" monthly cultural event and participated in many seminars represented the independent trend in art and culture.

In 2011, she established the Independent Shabab Foundation and co-founded the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF). In 2014, she founded the Etisal Film Fund, which supports African talents. In March 2022, she also founded The Factory Initiative, which supports young women filmmakers in Africa and the Middle East.

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Updated by Thierno DIA, 11 July 2023



عزة الحسيني
المهنة :المخرجة
المنصب :السكرتير العام
السيرة الذاتية :من مواليد القاهرة.. حصلت على بكالوريوس إدارة أعمال من جامعة القاهرة عام 1988 كما حصلت على بكالوريوس من المعهد العالى للسينما عام 1991 بدأت عزة بالعمل كممثلة ومساعدة مخرج لكنها قامت بالتركيز فيما بعد على الإخراج. وهى ناشطة ثقافية فى مجال المنظمات غير الحكومية العاملة فى مجال الثقافة والفن وقد قامت بإدارة وإخراج موسم الفنون المستقلة لأربع سنوات متتالية وهى عضو إئتلاف الثفاقة المستقلة لها العديد من الخبرات فى مجال التنظيم والمشاركة فى العديد من الأحداث الوطنية والدولية. وتلعب حالياُ دورا هاما فى تنظيم الحدث الثقافى الفنى الشهرى الكبير "الفن ميدان" كما تشاركفى فى العديد من حلقات النقاش والبحث التى يقدمها تيار الثقافة المستقل

Quelle / Fontes / Our Source / Nos Sources (MAIS INFORMAÇÕES / READ MORE / PLUS D'INFOS) :
- Africiné Magazine
- by Thierno DIA, 11 July 2023


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