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.
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 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 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»
Rufin Mbou Mikima (Co-Producer – Congo/France)
Mahassine El Hachadi (Editor)
Photo credit: Nidal Morra