She has played a variety of roles in theatre, from Shakespeare and Chekhov to Steinbeck and Ionesco.
Romanian film and theatre actress Cristina Flutur will serve as jury head at the sixth edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival.
In 2012, Flutur debuted on the big screen as Alina Ringhis, the lead character in Cristian Mungiu’s Romanian film Beyond The Hill, for which she won the Best Actress award at Cannes Film Festival.
Before her cinematic debut, she performed for several years in acclaimed plays, in Romania, on the stage of the Radu Stanca National Theater in Sibiu, and abroad, when on tour to Kiev, Sarajevo, Helsinki, Turku, Sankt-Petersburg, Skopjie, Trabzon, Ljiubljana, Naples, Bogota, Rome.
The Jury of Aswan International Women Film Festival’s (AIWFF) International Competition for Feature Films is headed by Flutur and houses other acclaimed female filmmakers, including Egyptian actress Basma, Nigerien director and producer Rahmatou Keita, German critic and programmer Ingrid Beerbaum and French actress, director and AIWFF honoree Marilyne Canto.
This year the film festival has decided to grant Isis Achievement Award to veteran Egyptian actress Sawsan Badr in recognition of her long artistic career and her contribution to the Egyptian and Arab cinema screen.