(Feature, 120', Somalia, Kenya, Germany)
Mahad Ahmed and Vincenzo Cavallo have known each other since 2012 when they worked together on their first feature film WAZI?FM. Mahad is a Somali Kenyan actor/director, casting director and co-founder of the Nairobi based collective Somali React, Vincenzo is an Italian Kenyan producer/director and script writer and the co-founder of Cultural Video Production/Foundation, an award winning film production company/NGO based in Kenya since 2007. Mahad has earned his Certificate in Film & TV Production from the African Digital Media Institute, Vincenzo has earned his Ph.D. in New Media at IULM University and has been representing Kenya at Berlinale Talent in 2018 and 2019 where he also won the VFF Award. Vincenzo and Mahad also worked together on the documentary “Almost Somali”, a co-production with STEPS, DW and ARTE.