Friday , June 23 2017

Amazigh Egypt – Short Film by ACU Students

Amazigh Egypt
“Amazigh Egypt”  is a short film about the life of Amazigh people of Egypt and their traditional practices, knowledge and ways of life, the cultural heritage … from spiritual, cultural, social and economic aspects.

The film is written and produced by Ahram Canadian University of Media and Journalism students (ACU), and has been selected as one of the 25 featured films in this year’s Oscar Egypt 2016 Festival.

The Amazigh, or Berbers, are an ethnic group native to North Africa, their populations concentrated mainly in Algeria and Morocco, and Egypt’s estimated Amazigh population is no more than 27,000 according to Amany al-Weshahy, the head of Egypt’s Amazigh community and World Amazigh Congress chairperson’s consultant.

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