Khalifa and Mooro in front of the Pyramids of Gizeh where they shot their first documentary together.

Basma Khalifa and Alya Mooro co-founded Zola Studios to bring the SWANA community closer together, both in the region and in the diaspora, and take ownership over their own stories.

Photo courtesy of Zola Studios.

Zola Studios is Building a Creative Community for Regions With Underrepresented Storytellers

Basma Khalifa and Alya Mooro lay out their vision for this new creative studio and production house that intends to break down barriers and nurture an environment of mutual support and cooperation.