Rasha Hosny



Rasha Hosny is an Egyptian film critic, programmer, script editor, producer and the current president of the Egyptian Film Critics Association's board. She is a key programmer at Cairo International Film Festival, an associate programmer at Tribeca Film Festival and a competition section advisor for Silk Road International Film Festival. Rasha studied Egyptology before earning a Film Criticism Diploma in 2018 and has been working in cinema and film criticism since 2008. Her writings are published in several outlets inside and outside Egypt. She was the first Egyptian and Arabic film critic selected for Berlinale Talent Press in 2016. Rasha has served on the FIPRESCI jury for the 2022 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, and the 2019 Rotterdam International Film Festival, where she was a part of the Critics' Choice Programme in 2020. She was recently chosen by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association to vote for the 80th Golden Globes.

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