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Yossera Bouchtia

Yossera Bouchtia is a Moroccan-American filmmaker whose approach to storytelling aims to shed light on underrepresented communities. Her film work has explored the role of culture in shaping identity and has been featured in The Huffington Post, Jezebel, and Morocco World News. Yossera edited Skinningrove, a short film which won the Sundance 2013 Short Film Jury Award for Non-Fiction. Currently, Yossera teaches cinema at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts.