Crew & Partners

yaba

Director – Yaba Badoe

Yaba Badoe is an award-winning Ghanaian-British documentary film maker and writer. In 2003 she directed a documentary about Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison, for BBC4. She is the winner of the Best Documentary Award 2010 at the Black International Film Festival in Britain, and 2nd Prize, Documentaries 2011 at FESPACO. In 2014 she completed The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo about the life and work of iconic African feminist writer, Ama Ata Aidoo and was nominated for a Distinguished Woman of African Cinema Award by the Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe.

nelson

Director – Nelson Makengo

Nelson Makengo is from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He holds a degree from the Académie des Beaux-Arts de Kinshasa (2015) and trained at La Femis in Paris (2016). He has directed five short films with screenings across many festivals and major venues in Africa, Europe and North and South America namely Vues d’Afrique – Canada, Festival international du court-métrage de Clermont-Ferrand – France, Videoex Film Festival – Switzerland, Festival cinémas d’Afrique – Lausanne, Encontro do Cine Negro – Brasil, Biennale Videobrasil – Brasil, Biennale Lubumbashi – DRC).

sharon

Producer / Director – Sharon Farr

South African filmmaker Sharon Farr has worked extensively in Africa and Asia, receiving numerous local and international awards including World Awards at the Asia Media Summit for 2006 Best Documentary Promoting Religious Understanding and Tolerance with Good Vibrations, and 2007 Best Documentary on HIV for Masindy’s Story. Her documentary feature Love, Communism, Revolution & Rivonia: Bram Fischer’s Story was voted Best South African Documentary at the 2007 Encounters Film Festival.

Credits

Narrator  – Makgathi Mokwena

Post-production Director & Script – Sharon Farr

Graphic Designer – Arno Kruger

Colourist – Steve Mannering

Final Audio Mix – Dan Dewes

Music – CAPASSO

Uganda

Directors Yaba Badoe
Sharon Farr
DOPs Lee Otten
Darren Hercher
Field Producer Gemma Charles
Support Coordinator Sostine Namanya
Fixer- translators Robert Byaruhanga
Dorcus Drijaru
Sound Alex Kiyaga
Translations Alex Kiyaga
Robert Byaruhanga
Special thanks Betti Kusemererwa
Jolly Kabonesa
Lucy Ongera
Alice Kazimura
Monica Kisembo Magambo
Kagole Margaret Byarufu
Peninah Ruhindi
Norah Bahongye
Violet Mbabazi
Flora Ayebale
Fabis Turyatunga
Sylvia Kemigisa

DRC

Directors & DOP Nelson Makengo
Sound Moimi Wezam
Support Coordinator Blandine Bonianga
Fixer-translators Espérance Bahati
Edith Neema
Isabelle Matumona
Patricia Bupungu
Joseph Nkinzo
Albert Tona Boumba
Vangu Pila
Translations Merveille Kalunga
Neliotte Nsekukila
Nathalie Heynderickx
Special thanks Elysee Tulunda Matundu
Eulalie Binda Nzinga
Pascaline Mabondo
Adolphine Mashala Kinkela
Pascaline Ngimbi Bundu
Pascaline Mabondo
Rudo Sanyanga
Ange Asanzi
Angelique Mvuezolo
Marcelline Matundu

South Africa

Producer & Production Manager Connie Nagiah
Director Yaba Badoe
DOPs Darren Hercher
Siphiwe Mazibuko
Field Producer Gemma Charles
Support Coordinators Lebo Ngobeni
Caroline Ntaopane
Fixer-translator Zama Ntuli
Sound Sean Moloi
Translations Jedi Ramalapa
Faith Ka Manzi
Londiwe Zama Ndwandwe
Special thanks Smangele Nkosi
Lindeliwe Ntombela
Khiphile Msweli
Fakazile Khuluse
Ntombiyenkosi Mlungane
Banothile Masuku
Nomvelo Masuku
Archive National Association of Professional
Environmentalists (NAPE) Uganda
Femmes Solidaire, DRC
Duzi Productions, South Africa
Nguni TV, South Africa
Translations Nathalie Heynderickx
Khensani Nhambongo
Salym Fayad- Otro Sur
Impact & Roll out advisor Anita Khanna
For the WoMin Alliance Samantha Hargreaves
Margaret Mapondera
Mela Chiponda
Connie Nagiah
WoMin Secretariat

Thanks to the organisations, collectives, partners and allies who contributed to this film:
Kwataniza Women Farmers Group, Kakindo Orphans Care, Kigaaga Oil Refinery Affected Women’s Group, Kaiso-Tonya Women’s Group, National Association of Professional Environmentalists, Rwamutonga Savings Group in Uganda. Femmes Solidaires, ADEV, Bundi Valley Women’s Group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and International Rivers. MCEJO, GET, Save Our Imfolozi Wilderness, Somkhele Women’s Group, Fuleni Women’s Group in South Africa.

This film was made possible through the support of the following: