This listing does not claim to be exhaustive.  It includes the names of women in the diverse areas of the moving image: filmmakers, producers, organizers, cinematographers, editors, actors, stylists, among others.

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UPDATED 10 JULY 2013

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UPDATE UNDER CONSTRUCTION


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Maji-da Abdi | Ethiopia | France | Director | Producer | Film festival organizer

Marguerite Abouet | Côte d'Ivoire | Animation writer and director
Yasmina Adi | France | Algeria | Director

Elvire Adjamonsi | Benin | Director | Film festival organizer

Évelyne Agli | Benin | Director
Mariam Abu Ouf | Egypt | Director

Kamla Abu Zekri | Egypt | Director
Zoulaha Abdou | Niger | Director

Esther Adagala | Kenya | Director | Communication Specialist

Aissatou Adamou | Niger | Director
Kemi Adetiba | Nigeria | Director | Producer

Assouma Adjikè | Togo | Director
Hachimiya Ahamada | France (Comoros) | Director
Sunju Ahmadu | USA (Sierra Leone) | Director

Dami Akinnusi | UK | Nigeria | Director | Writer | Producer

Asma Al Bakry | Egypt | Director
Fatima Albuquerque | Mozambique | Director
Peace Anyiam-Fibresima | Nigeria | Producer | Organizer | Critic

Sokhna Amar | Senegal | Director

Raja Amari | Tunisia | Director
Gilli Apter | South Africa | Director
Angela Aquereburu | Togo | Producer
Gentille Assih | Togo | Director
Ibéa Julie Atondi | Republic of the Congo | Director

Amma Asante | UK | Ghana | Director
Aida Ashenafi | Ethiopia | Director

Rosalie Mbélé Atangana | Cameroon | Director

Ariane Astrid Atodji | Cameroon | Director

Sitou Ayité |  Togo | Film Critic

Florence Ayisi | Cameroon | Director

Opportune Aymadji | Chad | Director


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Zalissa Babaud-Zoungrana | Burkina Faso | Director
Selma Baccar | Tunisia | Director

Michèle Badarou | Benin | Director

Yaba Badoe | UK | Ghana | Writer | Director
Yetnayet Bahru | Ethiopia | Director

Dawn Cooper Barnes | Liberia | Director
Nadège Batou | Republic of the Congo | Director

Laurentine Bayala | Burkina Faso | Director | Journalist
Farida Belghoul | France (Algeria) | Writer | Director

Ruby Bell-Gam | Nigeria | Director

Néjia Ben Mabrouk | Tunisia | Director

Yasmina Benguigui | (France) Algeria | Director

Khiti-Amina Benhachem | Morocco | Director
Dounia Benjelloun | Morocco | Director

Farida Benlyazid | (France) Morocco | Director
Asmara Beraki | US (Eritrea) | Director

Rosalie Gladys Bessini | Cameroon | Director
Mounira Bhar | Tunisia | Director
Samantha Biffot | Gabon | Director
Justine Bitagoye | Burundi | Director
Mahen Bonetti | Sierra Leone | United States | Film Festival Organizer
Hannah Awo Nkeba Bonney | Ghana | Director
Isabelle Boni-Claverie | Cote d’Ivoire | Director
Kalthoum Bornaz | Tunisia | Director
Touda Bouanani | (France) Morocco | Director
Sandra Dodi Boukany | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director
Farida Bourquia | Morocco | Director
Sarah Bouyain | France (Burkina Faso) | Director
Sue Bruce | South Africa | Director
Seipati Bulane-Hopa | South Africa | Director | Organizer | Former Secretary-General of FEPACI


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Nadia Cherabi | Algeria | Director
Christiane Chabi-Kao | Benin | Director | Film Festival Organizer (Lagunimages, Benin)

Annie Chimbuvu Chiluba | Zambia | Director

Vigil Chimé | Nigeria-USA | Director | Writer

Fatoumata Coulibaly | Mali | Director | Actor


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Tsitsi Dangarembga | Zimbabwe | Director | Writer

Akissi Delta (Akissi Delphine Loukou) | Côte d’Ivoire | Director | Producer | Actor

Annette Mbaye d'Erneville | Senegal | Writer
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Founder of RECIDAK (Rencontres Cinématographiques de Dakar) and Consortium of Audiovisual Communication in Africa (CCA) and veteran in the field of communication.

Angèle Diabang Brener | Senegal | Director

Lydie Diakhate | France-Senegal | Critic | Founder and Director of Real Life Documentary Forum

Aïda Mady Diallo | Mali
Assiatou Bah Diallo | Guinea | Editor-in-Chief Amina Magazine | Film reviewer
- As editor-in-chief for the Paris-based, French-language, Amina magazine, Assiatou provides a forum for African women in the cinema. A cinema section is a regular feature of the magazine presenting profiles and interviews of African women in all area of the visual media.

Bintou Diarra | Côte d’Ivoire | Director

Omah Diegu (Ijeoma Iloputaife) | USA-Nigeria | Director

Claire Diao | France-Burkina Faso | Film Critic

Adrienne Diop | Senegal | Director
Alice Diop | France | Senegal | Director
Amy Collé Diop | Senegal | Director

Fabineta Diop | Senegal | Director
Mati Diop | France | Senegal | Director

Rokhaya Diop | Senegal | Director

Fumane Diseko | South Africa | Director
Leila Djansi | Ghana | USA | Director

Assia Djebar | Algeria | Director | Writer
Phybia Dlamini | South Africa | Director

Benjamine Douamba | Burkina Faso | Director
Véronique N. Doumbé | (Cameroon) USA | Director

Marie Clémentine Dusabejambo | Rwanda | Director


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Hélène Ebah | Cameroon | Director

Nadia El Fani | Tunisia | Director
Jihan El-Tahri | France | Egypt | Director

Marie-Claire Elisabeth | Seychelles | Director
Françoise Ellong | Cameroon | Director

Taghreed Elsanhouri | Sudan | Director

Dalila Ennadre | Morocco | Director
Hawa Essuman | Kenya | Director


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Lola Fani-Kayode | Nigeria | Director

Nadia Fares | Switzerland | Egypt | Director

Safaa Fathy | Egypt | Director | Writer

Safi Faye | Senegal | Director

Ana Rocha Fernandes | (Germany) Cape Verde | Director

Margaret Fobé Fombé | Cameroon | Director

Anne-Laure Folly Reimann | Togo | Director

Moira Forjaz | Mozambique | Zimbabwe | Director

Blandine Foumane | Cameroon | Director

Aminatta Forna | United Kingdom (Sierra Leone) | Television Journalist | Writer | Director
Shirley Frimpong-Manso | Ghana | Director | Producer | Screenwriter


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Hala Galal | Egypt | Director
Winnie Gamisha | Uganda | Director
Maria João Ganga | Angola | Director

Lucy Gebre-Egziabher | Ethiopia | Director

Izza Genini | Morocco | Director
Nozizwe Ginindza | South Africa | Director
Arlette Gombomoye | Gabon |Producer
Sara Gadalla Gubera | Sudan | Director

Maïmouna Gueye | Senegal | Director


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Baya Hachemi | Algeria | Director

Claude Haffner | France (Republic of Congo) | Director | Film Critic
Claudia Haïdara Yoka | Republic of Congo | Director
Sham-Jeanne Hakizimana | Burundi | Director
Katarina Hedrén Sweden-Ethiopia | Film Critic | Organizer

Mariama Hima | Niger | Director


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Rakia Mango Idi | Niger | Director
Amaka Audrey Igwe | Nigeria | Director | Producer |Organizer

Henriette Ilboudo | Burkina Faso | Director

Martine Condé Ilboudo | Guinea | Burkina Faso | Director
Lula Ali Ismaïl | Djibouti | Director
Emem Isong | Nigeria | Director | Producer | Screenwriter


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Rina Jooste | South Africa | Director

Nikyatu Jusu | USA (Sierra Leone) | Director


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Marie Ka | Senegal | Director

Valérie Kaboré | Burkina Faso | Director

Joan Kabugu | Kenya | Director
Wanuri Kahiu | Kenya | Director
Wanjiru Kairu | Kenya | Director

Jacqueline Kalimunda | Rwanda | Director
Nicole Kalisa | Rwanda | Director
Wajuhi Kamau | Kenya | Director
Mali Kambandu | Zambia | Director
Nadia Kamel | Egypt | Director
Jeanne d'Arc Kamugwera | Rwanda | Director

Caroline Kamya | Uganda | Director
Fatou Kandé-Senghor | Senegal | Culture Critic | Producer | Artist | Director
Musarait Kashmiri | (Tanzania) Uganda | Film Program Director
Musola Cathrine Kaseketi | Zambia | Director

Rumbi Katedza | Zimbabwe | Director
Rahmatou Keita | Niger | Director
Kenyou Rosine Kenmoe | Cameroon | Director
Hala Khalil | Egypt | Director
Nadine Khan | Egypt | Director
Mariane Khoury | Egypt | Director
Wanjiru Kinyanjui | Kenya | Director
Kadiatou Konaté | Mali | Director
Kenyou Rosine Kenmoe | Cameroon | Director
Annette Kouamba Matondo |
Republic of the Congo | Director
Suzanne Kourouma |  Burkina Faso | Director
Rachida Krim | Algeria | Director
Doris Kuwornu | Ghana | Director |  Producer
Manouchka Kelly Labouba | Gabon | Director

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Noelle Laloupo |Bénin | Director
Palesa ka Letlaka-Nkosi | South Africa | Director
Osvalde Lewat-Hallade | Cameroon | Director
Kilaba Ngansem Lhape (ex Eugénie) | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director
Adjaratou Lompo |  Burkina Faso | Director
Werewere Liking | Cote d’Ivoire | Cameroon | Director | Writer | Painter | Theater Director
Nnegest Likké | United States (Ethiopia) | Director
Ana Lucia Ramos Lisboa | Cape Verde | Director
Hala Lotfi | Egypt | Director


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Beryl Magoko | Uganda

Ginette Mahoro | Burundi | Director
Aïssa Maïga |Senegal | Mali | Actor | Director
Joyce Makwenda | Zimbabwe | Director

Sarah Maldoror | Angola | Guadeloupe | Director

Ouméma Mamadali | Comoros | Director
Amina Mamani-Abdoulaye | Niger | Director

Busisiwe Mary-Ann N Mandishona | South Africa | Director
Chouna Mangondo | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director
Siam Marley | Cote d’Ivoire | Filmmaking Professional
Letebele Masemola-Jones | South Africa | Producer
Nolda Massamba | Democratic Republic of Congo | Actress | Director

Appie Matere | Kenya | Filmmaking Professional
Sarah Taouss Matton | Algeria | Editor | Director

Jerose Chantal Mbongue | Cameroon | Director

Salem Mekuria | Ethiopia | Director

Soraya Mire | Somalia | Director

Imane Mesbahi | Morocco | Director
Angie Mills | South Africa | Producer/Director/Script Developer
Flora M'mbugu-Schelling | Tanzania | Director

Laurette Mokrani | Algeria | Director

Shona Mongwanga | RDC | UK
Lesedi Mogoatlhe | South Africa | Director

Jacqueline Moustache-Belle | Seychelles | Director

Omelga Hlengiwe Mthiyane | South African | Director
M Beatrix Mugishagwe | Tanzania | Director

Zanele Muholi | South Africa | Video Artist | Photographer
Pauline Mulombe | (Democratic Republic of Congo) Belgium | Director
Cecile Mulombe Mbombo | (Democratic Republic of Congo) Belgium | Producer | Cinematographer

Aida Muluneh | Ethiopia | Director | Photographer

Anne Mungai | Kenya | Director
Clarisse Muvuba Mwimbu | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director
Tinso Mungwe | South Africa | Film Professional

Pauline Mvele Nambané | Gabon | Director
Thato Rantao Mwosa |  Botswana | Director


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Fanta Régina Nacro | Burkina Faso | Director

Benjamine Nama | Burkina Faso | Director
Khethiwe Ngcobo | South Africa | Great Britain | Director
Jos
éphine Ndagnou | Cameroon | Director

Martine Ndah | Cote d’Ivoire | Director

Villant Ndasowa | Malawi | Director | Film Festival organizer

Maimouna N'Diaye | Guinea | Director

Amina N'Diaye Leclerc | Senegal | Director | Painter

Philippa Ndisi-Herrmann | Kenya-Germany | Director | Photographer

Spès Ndongozi | Burundi | Director
Lydia Ngaruko | Burundi | Director

Angebi Ngeleba | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director

Evodie Ngueyeli | Cameroon | Artistic Director (Mis Me Binga Int’ll Women’s Film Festival)
Mamounata Nikiema | Burkina Faso | Director | Journalist

Wanjiru N. Njendu | Kenya | USA | Director

Isabel Noronha | Mozambique | Director

Hawa Noor | Kenya | Director | Producer
Farida Nyamachumbe | Tanzania | Director

Yvonne Kafui Nyarku | Ghana | Director

Lupita Nyong’o | Kenya | Director


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Sapphire Obi Ogodo | Nigeria | Director - SS Multimedia Channels
Pascale Obolo | Cameroon | Director

Akua Ofosuhene | Ghana | Director

Debrah Ogazuma | Nigeria | Director

Branwen Okpako | Nigeria | Director

Elizabeth Okodo | Kenya | Director
Ekwa Msangi Omari | Tanzania | USA

Evelyn Onobrauche | Nigeria | Director | Photographer

Ngozi Onwurah | Nigeria | UK | Director

Funmi Osoba | Nigeria | Director
Nadine Otsobogo Boucher | Gabon | Director | Make-up Artist

Zulfah Otto-Sallies | South Africa | Director | Writer

Mary Wagaturi Otuka | Kenya | Director

Franceline Oubda | Burkina Faso | Director

Aminata Ouedraogo | Burkina Faso | Director | Secretary General
Akosua Adoma Owusu (USA) | Ghana | Director



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Marie Clémence Paes | Madagascar | Producer | Director
Pocas Pascoal | Angola | Director
Miriam Patzanza | Zimbabwe | Director | Producer

Monique Mbeka Phoba | Democratic Republic of Congo | Director

Bridget Pickering | Namibia | Director | Producer

Maganthrie Pillay | South Africa | Director
Yveline Nathalie Pontalier | Gabon | Director
Khardiata Pouye | Senegal | Director

Elaine Proctor | South Africa | Director


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Veronica Quarshie-Nai | Ghana | Director


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Jo-Issa Rae Diop | USA (Senegal) Director | Producer
Tania Rafidy | Madagascar | Director |Actor
Simonette Rasoampanina | Madagascar | Director

Meg Rickards | South Africa | Director

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Michka Saäl | Tunisia | Director

Djamila Sahraoui | Algeria | Director

Horria  Saïhi | Algeria | Director

Denise Salazar | Angola | Director

Alimata Salembéré | Burkina Faso | A Founding Member of FESPACO

Irene Sanga | Tanzania | Singer | Director
Kadidia Sanogo | Burkina Faso | Director
Zina Saro-Wiwa | UK | Nigeria | Director
Marie Louise Sarr | Senegal | Director
Seynabou Sarr | Senegal | Director

Cilia Sawadogo | Burkina Faso | Director
Minky Schlesinger | South Africa | Director

Mariam Kane Selly | Senegal | Director
Fatou Kiné Sene | Senegal | Film Critic

Neveen Shalaby | Egypt | Director
Arice Siapi | Cameroon | Director | Festival Organizer

Ingrid Sinclair | Great Britain/Zimbabwe | Director

Thérèse Sita-Bella | Cameroon | Director | Journalist (deceased 2006)

Fatma Skandrani | Tunisia | Director

Sosena Solomon | Ethiopia | USA

Venessa Ebote Sona | Cameroon | Director
Khadidiatou Sow | Senegal | Director

Efua Sutherland | Ghana | Director | Writer (deceased 1996)

Khady Sylla | Senegal | Director



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Florence Tan | Cameroon | Director
Rahel Tewelde | Eritrea | Director
Aicha Thiam | Senegal | Director
Rama Thiaw | Senegal | Director


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Mame Woury Thioubou | Senegal | Director
Victoria Marcellina Thomas | Sierra Leone | UK | Director | Producrer

Bridget Thompson | South Africa | Director

Moufida Tlatli | Tunisia | Director

Najwa Tlili | Tunisia | Director

Aissatou Laba Touré | Senegal | Director

Maryam Touzani | Morocco | Director

Apolline Traore | Burkina Faso | Director
Awa Traore | Mali | Director
Prudence Uriri | Zimbabwe | Director

Eunice Wadikonyana | Botswana | Director

Beatrice Wangondu | Kenya | Producer
Felicité Wouassi | Cameroon | Actor (interview in French)

Hannah Wozene Kvam | Norway-Ethiopia | Actor | Journalist | Director

Aminata Weira | Senegal | Director

Ruth Weiss | South Africa | Director

Lindy Wilson | South Africa | Director


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Zara Mahamat Yacoub | Chad | Director

Dommie Yambo-Odotte | Kenya | Director
Eléonore Yameógo | Burkina Faso | Director 

Florentine Yameogo | Burkina Faso | Director

Léonie Zowe Yangba Republic of Central Africa | Director
Hiba Youssri | Egypt | Director


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Fatma Zohra Zamoum | Algeria | Writer | Director

Nadia Zouaoui | Algeria-Canada | Director | Journalist