The Critics Awards
Jury Profiles
Safaa Al-Leithy | Egypt
An Egyptian film critic and editor who is a FIPRESCI member and has been a jury member of film selection committees at many film festivals, such as: Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts and Cairo International Film Festival. In 2018, she served as the president of the Jaffna International Cinema Festival in Sri Lanka. Some of her works include; the late Ahmed Zaki’s hit Kaboria (1990), and Thalathah Alaa Al-Tariq (1993). In addition, Safaa has under her belt numerous books about cinema and filmmaking.