Name: Sanâa Alaoui
Height: 5’3″ in / 160 cm
Weight: 110 lbs / 50 kg
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Sanâa is a French-Moroccan actress. After living for many years in Paris, she has recently relocated to Casablanca. Sanâa has played in films that have been shot in France, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Mexico and Cuba and she acts in Arabic, French, Spanish, German and English. She is currently in her 36th production; she has acted in 15 feature films of which in six of them she payed the leading role.
She was awarded the “Best New Talent” award at the Medfilm Festival in Rome in 2009 and she received the award of “Best Actress” for her lead role in “Oud l’ward” by lahcen Zinoun at the Tangier National Film Festival in 2006 in Morocco.
She can be seen in “Vuelos Prohibidos” (Forbidden Flights), the Cuban feature film by Rigoberto Lopez, where she plays the lead role of Monica (in Spanish and in French languages). The film has been screened in New York, Los Angeles and Miami.
Sanâa can also be seen playing in the leading role alongside Peter Heinrich Brix in the German TV movie by Lars Jessen entitled “Fischer Fischt Frau”, in the Spanish feature film “A Novio Para Yasmina” by Irene Cardona and in the Belgian feature film “Black” by Adil el Arbi & Bilall Fellah that was recently awarded at the Toronto International Film Festival.
She is a very versatile actress who’s changing looks allows her to embody several nationalities such as Arabic, Spanish, Cuban, French and more. She is also passionate about dancing which she practices since the age of 4 years.
Sanâa has been a member of seven film festival juries worldwide already. She has also chaired the jury of the Amal Film Festival in Spain in 2012.
Sanâa is very sensitive but also very strong. She managed, over the years, to develop a mixed force of character and great sweetness that she offers to her roles and her life.
She finds her balance in meditation and control universal energies like Reiki.
Her motto is: “Everything is possible!” because she deeply believes that everything could be realized when we are in harmony with our values and soul mission.
Passionate and committed, she defends the rights of women in the world and education for all.