2018 Residency Award

The Artist in Residency Program was awarded by the JBFC to filmmaker Hana Mire from Somalia and the UAE with her project 'Rajada Dalka'. Hana was joined by her editor, another GH graduate, Mahassine El Hachadi from Morocco.
Ekin Çalışır from Turkey was invited as a visiting artist to the JBFC. Ekin is the producer of 'Mr. Gay Syria' (GH Film Series opening night film), and the director of the work-in-progress 'Beats-N-Pieces'. Ekin will be on hand for the opening night Q&A, and to screen and discuss her work-in-progress film.


Rajada Dalka
Hana Mire, Somalia & United Arab Emirates

The fearless women who form Somalia’s National Basketball team fight to overcome immense challenges in their groundbreaking journey to compete at the Pan Arab Games in Cairo, Egypt this summer.