Azza El-Hassan

Azza El-Hassan

Azza El-Hassan (1971) has degrees in Cinema and Sociology. She works mainly on documentaries and in recent years has specialised in archival film. She is an artistic consultant for the Creative Interruptions project. In 1996, she made her first documentary on...
Alia Arasoughly

Alia Arasoughly

Alia Arasoughly works as a professor of film and sociology in Palestine and is the co-founder and director of the NGO Shashat Women Cinema. She has worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme in Palestine and the programme Empowerment of...
Sulafah Jad Allah

Sulafah Jad Allah

Sulafah Jad Allah (1941) studied film at the Cairo Film Institute in the early 1960s. She was hired by the Fatah movement to create portraits of fedayeen (guerrilla fighters) before they embarked on missions from Gaza to occupied Palestine. To that end, she...
Reem Shilleh

Reem Shilleh

A researcher, curator, editor and artist, Reem Shilleh’s practice is informed by a long research project on militant and revolutionary image practices in Palestine, its diaspora and its solidarity network. Reem Shilleh’s research expands a notion of an imperfect...
Shashat Women Cinema

Shashat Women Cinema

Shashat Women Cinemais an independent NGO that was created in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) in 2005 with the aim of making films by women for women as a means of empowerment. According to its founder, the director Alia Arasoughly, Shashat initially began as a set of...