Yosra El Lozy

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Yosra El Lozy
يسرا اللوزى
Born Yosra Mahmoud El Lozy
(1985-08-08) August 8, 1985 (age 29)
Cairo, Egypt
Occupation Ballerina and Actress
Years active 2004–present
Website
http://yosraellozy.com

Yosra El Lozy (Arabic: يسرا اللوزى‎, IPA: [ˈjosɾˤɑ lˈloːzi]) (Various spellings include Yousra Ellozi, Youssra El Lozy, and Yusra El Lawzi, is a film actress. She has received many awards from regional and international film festivals.

Biography[edit]

Yosra was born in Cairo in 1985. She is half-Egyptian and half-Syrian. Her father, Mahmoud El Lozy, is a Theatre Professor at the American University in Cairo. Yosra is majoring in Political Science at AUC and minoring in Theatre and Modern History. Her first experience in professional acting was in Youssef Chahine's "Alexandria... New York" where she played the role of young Ginger. Yosra loves playing the piano and dancing ballet. She also likes to play football (soccer) with her father. She is highly talented when it comes to singing. She has acted in many AUC Theatre productions such as "A Silly Goose", "The Sultan's Dilemma", "Sulayman EL Halabi" and "Reader". She hopes to pursue her studies in International Law.

Political views[edit]

Recently, she has participated in many demonstrations. One of them was because of 1993 Lebanon war as she demanded the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Egypt.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Translation Notes
2004 Iskendria..New York Alexandria..New York The film screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival
2008 Qobolat Masrouqa Stolen Kisses Won— Best actress from Alexandria International Film Festival[2]
Won— Horeyyaty Magazine Award
2009 Bel Alwan El Tabeeya True Colours Won— Best actress from International Film Festival Rotterdam [3]
2009 Bas fi haga Na'sa Missed Something Documentary Film
2010 Heliopolis Heliopolis Won— Best First Screenplay Award from Sawiris Foundation
Won— Best actress Cairo International Film Festival
Won— Best actress Alexandria International Film Festival[4]
Nominated— Middle East International Film Festival
Nominated— Toronto International Film Festival
Nominated— Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece

Nominated— Vancouver International Film Festival

Nominated— International Film Festival of Marrakech in Morocco
Nominated— Festival International du Film d'Amour de Mons in Brussels, Belgium
Nominated— International Film Festival of Kerala
2010 El Ostaz Ehsan Mr. Ehsan
2010 Sehr El Eshq The Charming of Love
2010 Noqtat An-Nour Point of Enlightenment
2010 Microphone Microphone Won— Best First Screenplay Award from Sawiris Foundation
Won— Best Arabic-language film Award from Cairo International Film Festival [5][6]
Won— Best Film from Alexandria International Film Festival[7]
Won— Tanit d'or from Journées cinématographiques de Carthage
Won— Best Editing Award from Dubai International Film Festival
Nominated— Toronto International Film Festival
Nominated— London International Film Festival
Nominated— Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Nominated— International Film Festival of Marrakech in Morocco
Nominated— Festival International du Film d'Amour de Mons in Brussels, Belgium
Nominated— International Film Festival of Kerala
2011 Izaet Hob Love Radio[8]
Television
Year Title Translation Role
2009 Khas Gidan So Private
2010 Tesonamy Tesonamy
2010 El-Gamaa'a The Group
2011 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali
2011 Embratoreyet Meem M Empire
2012 vertigo
2012 khotoot hamraa Red Lines

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