The ninth edition of Luxor African Film Festival organized a number of important cinematic events on March 8, including a press conference for African star Maimouna N’Diaye.
In the press conference, LAFF’s artistic director Azza el-Hosseiny said that N’Diaye is one of the most credible filmmakers that can talk about women issues, praising her role in tackling African women’s issues especially and women generally.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the famed star said that educating men builds a family while educating women builds a country.
N’Diaye expressed that she is both happy and proud to be participating in the ninth edition of Luxor African Film Festival as a jury member, declaring her love for Egypt and Umm Kuthum and revealing that her teacher was Egyptian.
N’Diaye added that she produced movies to solve people’s problems and chose to play roles that tackle women’s issues and problems and reflect their strength, adding that cinema is not only for entertainment but also for changing reality.