Director / Editor / Writer

Originally from Rabat, Morocco Yossera Bouchtia is an emerging filmmaker and screenwriter currently studying at Columbia University. She’s recently worked as a video journalist for street art magazine ANIMAL New York. Her role as a Moroccan-American filmmaker has been featured on The Huffington Post, Jezebel, and Morocco World News. As a filmmaker she holds special interest in the role of culture in shaping feminine identity. With her new short film "I Am Selma", Bouchtia hopes to continue helping bridge the communication gap between the women of the East and West.