Fatima Matousse

Agadir, Morocco

Fatima Matousse is the founder and the artist director of Mirrors Art Festival; a thematic based festival held in Agadir annually. Fatima successfully directed the first edition which took place on 29th of February and 1st of March 2015. Fatima is currently working at Connect Institute, a social enterprise founded by Dr. Taha Balafrej, as a Project Coordinator. She worked as a project manager at Dar Si Hmad for Development, Education and Culture, an NGO based in Agadir and Ifni, Morocco. Fatima is fluent in Arabic, Berber, English, French, and has a working knowledge of Spanish and is involved with translation and subtitling projects. Matousse has participated in intercultural and leadership programs in Germany,Tunisia, Turkey, Spain, Egypt and the United States and has worked with the Peace Corps across Morocco as a language and cultural facilitator. She holds an MA in Cultural and Media Studies from Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University in Fez which concluded with a thesis titled Rewriting Her Story Through Documentary films: A Feminist and Postcolonial Approach to Ali Essafi and Dalila Ennadre's Documentaries where she focused on the history of subaltern women in Morocco. Fatima is a 2015 Fulbright nominee to study Filmmaking...

  • Work
    • Connect Institute