11th Annual FilmAid Film Festival: List of Winners

Article by Brian Kasaine
Posted: October 04, 2018  

The 11th annual FilmAid film festival successfully came to an exciting climax with a brilliantly orchestrated Gala Awards at the Tribe Hotel, Nairobi. The awarding that took up a whole dedicated evening of September 21st 2018, was propelled by the need to celebrate talents of storytellers who found a safe haven in Kakuma and Daadab refugee camps.

This year’s FilmAid film festival had the theme: My Story. My Voice. Your Move

Here is a list of the winners

Best Fiction Film:
Are You Volleyball, by Mohammad Bakhshi

Best Non-fiction Film:
You Can’t Hide from Truth, by A.a.V Amasi

Best Emerging Film Maker:
Aminah Rwimo, It has Killed my Mother

Students Awards

Best Actor:
Ali Farah Mohamud, The Discriminator

Best Actress:
Jackline Ikuju, Why Me?

Best Sound:
Aden Abdullahi Abdi, The Other Daadab

Best Editing:
Makol Beer, Struggling for Family

Best Director:
Rey Bulambo, Why Me?

Best Student Non-fiction:
The Other Daadab, Ahmed Abdullahi Hussein

Best Student Fiction:
Why Me?, Rey Bulambo

Best Script:
Nyamad Biel, The Plight

Best Cinematography:
Maryan Dahir Adawe, Defying All Odds


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