Biography:
Lucy Gebre Egziabher
Lucy Gebre-Egziabher is an award winning, independent filmmaker and an educator who lives in Virginia. She earned a MFA degree in Film from Howard University. Lucy also delivers workshops, guest lectures on film, critical studies as well as production, in the US and abroad.

She recently joined the faculty of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), Alexandria campus. She teaches Film and Theater Studies in the Communication Studies and Theater Department.

Lucy has produced & directed narrative films as well as organizational videos for Teret Productions, a production company she founded in 1999.


 

Internet Resources:
Search Google for "Lucy Gebre Egziabher"
Search Google for "Teret Productions"


 

To book a screening lecture with the filmmaker please email us at

 info@Teretproductions.com

 


Screening Lectures and Workshops

  • The Arlington Independent Media - Instructor - various film courses - 2010
  • Northern Virginia Community College - Continuing Education Division - Lecturer - Fall 2006 - From Script to Screen
  • Howard University - 2006 - Guest Lecturer - Scriptwriting
  • Howard University - 2006 - Guest Lecturer: Film Directing Class - From Script to Screen
  • Second Eastern Regional Conference on After-School - 2006 - Presenter: Facing our prejudices
  • Howard University - 2005 - Guest Lecturer: Film Directing Class - Directing
  • Arlington Central Library – Cross Cultural Cinema – 2005 – Dialogue on Diversity
  • Nazareth School – Addis Abeba, Ethiopia – 2003 – Film Directing Presentation for 200 students
  • George Mason University – Ethiopian Students’ Association – 2002 – Film Screening & Discussion – Tolerance & Peace
  • Master Video production (private school) – Addis Abeba, ETHIOPIA – 2002 – Film Directing Workshop for 400 students
  • National Science Foundation – 2002 – Film screening followed by discussions – Diversity & Tolerance
  • Arlington Central Library – 2001 – Film screening followed by discussions – Diversity & Tolerance
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) – 2001 – Film screening followed by discussions – Commonality amid Diversity
  • US State Department – IVP Program – 2001 – Film screening followed by discussions – Building Commonalties in a Diverse Society
  • George Mason University – Multicultural Center – 2001 – Film screening followed by discussions – Using “At The Second Traffic Light” for diversity training
  • Addis Abeba University –School of Art and Design – 2001 – Addis Abeba, Ethiopia – Film screening followed by discussions
  • Wellesley College – 2000 – Film Directing Workshop
  • George Washington University – Medical Faculty Division – 2000 – Film screening followed by discussions for medical residents – Dealing with diversity in the examining room
  • Harvard University – Africa in the New Millennium Conference 2000 – Panelist – Media and Entertainment: its role in development

 


Organizational Affiliation:

The Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) - Board Member
www.thewala.org
The Emahoy Tsege Mariam Music Foundation - Founding Board Member
www.emahoymusicfoundation.org 
 

International Development Work:

The Africa America Institute (AAI)
 – Senior Program Officer

Academy for Educational Development - Program Associate

Minority Health Professions Foundation (MHPF
) – Project Coordinator

Enterprises For New Directions – Consultant

Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman – Academic Advisor

America-Mideast Educational and Training Services (AMIDEAST) – Project Specialist

Environmental Work:

Clean Water Action Project – Field Manager

Education

Howard University, Washington, DC – MFA - Film – 2000
Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA – BS - Communications/International Relations – 1984

Languages

Fluent in English, French and Amharic; Fluent in spoken Arabic

Living/Travel abroad experience

Lived in Egypt and Ethiopia; extensive travel in Africa, U.S., Europe and Canada