Rajada Dalka (Nation’s Hope)

TFI Network | 2018

RAJADA DALKA (NATION’S HOPE) is an inter-generational, character-driven portrait of courageous young women in Somalia and their coaches as they stand up against oppression and gender bias, illuminating the power of basketball as a sport that ends up reuniting and inspiring a fractured nation.

Hana Mire Hana Mire
Director

Somali independent filmmaker Hana Mire studied at the New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi. Her short documentary SILENT ART was awarded a prize at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and she... more»

Cynthia Kane Cynthia Kane
Creative Consultant

Cynthia Kane created DOCday on Sundance Channel, shepherded over 150 international and U.S. co-productions for public media at ITVS, and at Al Jazeera America oversaw Kartemquin’s series HARD... more»

Jude Chehab Jude Chehab
Associate Producer, Cinematographer

Jude Chehab is an Arab filmmaker, whose early-career work has received over 20 international awards and have screened in film festivals worldwide. Jude's richly visual and intimately personal... more»

Additional Credits

Rufin Mbou Mikima (Co-Producer – Congo/France)
Mahassine El Hachadi (Editor)

Photo credit: Nidal Morra

Genre: Documentary