Competition for Best Film Directed By a Woman of Color

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Last Days (Nigeria)

Directed by Biodun Stephen

A widow with two children manages to raise money needed for breast cancer procedure but begins to question her faith after recurrence of her cancer.

2 Weeks In Lagos (Nigeria)

Directed by Kathryn Fasegha

2 Weeks in Lagos captures the excitement, vibrancy, and complexity of everyday life in Lagos, a dynamic city where anything is possible in 2 Weeks.

Dhalinyaro / Youth (Djibouti)

Directed by Lula Ali Ismail

A sensitive narrative that depicts the life of three young girls from Djibouti who must make important life choices as they transition from High School to College.

Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc (Egypt)

Directed by Iman Kamel

Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc follows in the footsteps of Cairo based filmmaker Iman Kamel in her journey to the Egyptian western deserts where she discovers a diary written by a Bedouin girl named Jehanne.

Havana Habibi (USA, Cuba)

Directed by Tiffany Madera

In 2003, Tiffany Madera aka “Hanan,” enraged her Cuban family in Miami by getting on a plane to Havana to participate in an artistic exchange that led to the formation of Cuba’s first Arabic dance troupe…

Fear No Gumbo (stop stealing our sh*t), (USA)

Directed by Kimberly Rivers- Roberts

Kimberly Rivers-Roberts knows the false hope and failure Black folks are experiencing because the community isn’t bouncing back fast enough from the devastation caused by Katrina.

Jocelyne, Beroard at Heart (Martinique)

Directed by Maharaki

An iconic figure of KASSAV group, Jocelyne Beroard is one of the greatest artists of the West Indian and African communities.

Made in Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain

Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man.

The White Line (Namibia)

Directed by Desiree Kahikopo

In 1959 in Old Location – an area segregated for Black residents of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia – an uprising took place that shook South West Africa.

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