Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Ayesha Abouelazm

Title/s: Instructor

Specialty Area: Video Production, Film History

Phone: 850.319.8807


CV Link: Ayesha Abouelazm CV


Ayesha Abouelazm is a filmmaker, instructor, and poet. She tends to gravitate towards films that deal with controversial issues and that shed light on subjects that are not talked about.  Her short film, "The Girl In The Blue Bra" is based on the 2011 Egyptian revolution and is currently running through the film festival circuit and she is underway on a feature of the same name. 


MFA in Cinema Directing

B.A. in Fim

Program Areas

Production and History

Research Interests

Arab representations in media, Women representations in media, Orientalism in film

Professional & Community Affiliations

United Film and Video Association (UFVA)

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)

Courses Taught

Introduction to Video Production

Chicago Film History

World Cinema 1

World Cinema 2


The History of Television