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Aïssa Maïga

Actress / Comedian / Film Producer / Film Actress | * 05/25/1975 (46) | Dakar, Sénégal
Aïssa Maïga is a Senegal-born French actress, director, writer, producer, and activist. Maïga has worked with major auteurs like Michael Haneke, Abderrahmane Sissako and Michel Gondry, and recently starred in Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut. Maïga is an advocate for inclusion and has been vocal about racial discrimination in the film industry throughout her career. Maïga was inspired to speak out and create the DiasporAct collective after realising she was often the sole performer of colour to receive top billing and awards season attention—despite the abundance of diverse talent around her. ()
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Aïssa Maïga is a Senegal-born French actress, director, writer, producer, and activist. Maïga has worked with major auteurs like Michael Haneke, Abderrahmane Sissako and Michel Gondry, and recently starred in Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Aïssa Maïga

Okayafrica 100 Women Knight of The National Order of Merit Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres César Award for Most Promising Actress

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Movies with Aïssa Maïga as Actress(45)

as Marion2020 Au-dessus des nuages
as Herself - Actrice2020 Pygmalionnes
as Agnes Kamkwamba2019 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
as Claude2019 Brother
as Tante Hannan (voice)2018 The Tower
as Salimata Aloka2017 He Even Has Your Eyes
as Awa2017 Corniche Kennedy
as Léane Marciano, conseillère conjugale2016 Love Is Dead
as Henriette2016 The Eiffel Tower Mystery
as Anne Zantoko2016 The African Doctor
as Alice2014 Anything for Alice
as Alise2013 Mood Indigo
as Aya2013 Aya of Yop City
as Julie2013 Mortel Été
as Nella2012 Today
as Suzanne2012 Toussaint Louverture
as Ashanti2011 Pas de toit sans moi
as Clémentine2010 Together Is Too Much
as Eve2010 The Counsel
as Farida2009 Diamond 13
as Nadine2008 Black and White
as Tina2007 The Age of Man
as Sophie (Place des Fêtes)2006 Paris, Je T'Aime
as Chantal2005 Caché
as Kassia2005 Russian Dolls
as Constance2004 Par accident
as Rita's sister2003 The Bathers
as Loutaya2001 Journey to Ouaga
as Esther2000 Lise and Andre
as Black Girl with Blonde Hair2000 Code Unknown
as Malika2000 Marie-Line
as Lucy1998 Lucy's Revenge

TV Shows/Series with Aïssa Maïga as Actress(5)

as Sylvia2021 Neuf meufs
as Abeni Bankole2018 Taken Down

Movies with Aïssa Maïga as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2021 Above Water
Writing/Writer2021 Above Water

Citizenships: Senegal, France
Born: Sunday, 05/25 1975 (May) in Dakar, Sénégal (current age: 46 years + 247 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: French (FR, native language)
Member of: Collectif 50/50
Aïssa Maïga frequently works together with these people:
Alain Figlarz (8x, Actor)
Jo Prestia (7x, Actor)
Alain Chabat (6x, Actor)
Olivier Marchal (5x, Actor)
Kamini Zantoko (5x, Cast)
Patrick Poivey (5x, Actor)
Bruno Podalydès (4x, Crew)
Pierre Martot (4x, Actor)
Dominique Paturel (4x, Actor)
Olivier Loustau (4x, Actor)
Lionel Vitrant (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:295675, Added: 08/11/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2022