Announcing the participating teams for Follow the Nile film development program 2nd cycle

Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Stuttgart (27.07.2020) - Robert Bosch Stiftung and Follow the Nile in partnership with Docubox, Sudan Film Factory, Carthage Film Festival, has announced 8 projects that will take part in Follow the Nile film development program in its first round.

Follow the Nile (FTN) is a film development program aiming to strengthen film co-productions and networks between East and North Africa and the Levant. FTN will invite and offer 8 projects the opportunity to develop their feature films, documentary and narrative with the help of our mentors and introduce them to the wide network of film makers and opportunities the foundation and its partners have.

Jury members from each partner organisation have evaluated 29 submitted projects in total and made a final selection of films.

The Jury Included:

Judy N. Kibinge - Docubox, Kenya

Peter Mudamba Mudamba - Docubox, Kenya

Lynda Belkhiria - Carthage Film Festival, Tunis

Talal Afifi - Sudan Film Factory, Sudan

Ayman Al Amir - Follow the Nile, Mentor

Murad Abu Eisheh - Follow the Nile

Participating projects for FTN 2nd cycle:

Medina Haka by Abraham Gezahagne - Ethiopia

Zomba by Angella Emurwon - Uganda

Tero Written by Mona Ombogo - Kenya

Goodbye Julia by Mohamed Kordofani - Sudan

The Call of the Wind by Neha Shah - Kenya

Tongue of the Spear by Patience Nitumwesiga - Uganda

Nairobi by Night by Timothy Mwaura Wambugu - Kenya

Fragile by Sally Abo Basha - Egypt