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June-July, 2022

Masters of Cinema

Rome, Italy

Award for Best Short Film, Award for Best Actor (Christopher ‘Tijan’ Smith)

17 June – 17 July, 2022

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival

London, Birmingham and Wales

May, 2022

Arrow International Film Festival

Paris, France

Award for Best BLM Film

May, 2022

Golden Giraffe Film Festival

Nice, France

Award for Best BLM Film (March-April 2022 program)

April, 2022

World Film Festival

Barcelona, Spain

Nomination for Best Picture

March-June, 2022

Cinematic European Film Festival

Spiru Haret, Romania

Honorable Mention for Best Short Film and a Special Award for Best Cinematography

March, 2022

Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Quater-Finalist Winter Edition

February, 2022

Stockholm Short Film Festival

Stockholm, Sweden


January, 2022

Golden Lemur International Film Festival (GLIFF)

Lisbon, Portugal

Award for Best Actor and nomination for Best Short Film 

January, 2022

Sicily Art Cinema Festival

Sicily, Italy


December, 2021 – January 2022

Fox International Film Festival

Sint-Petersburg, Russia

Award for Best BLM Film,

honorable mentions for Best Short Film and Best Director

December, 2021

Crystalline Film Festival

Toronto, Canada

Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Pa Modou Yaffa), and Outstanding International Short

November, 2021

Calgary Independent Film Festival

Calgary, Canada


November, 2021

Skiptown International Film Festival

Los Angeles, the United States

October, 2021

Playa Film Festival

Oranjestad, Aruba

Aruban premiere

September, 2021

VIVA AFRICA Conference

Prague, Czech Republic

September, 2021

Cairo Indie Short Festival

Cairo, Egypt


September, 2021

Monza Short Film Festival

Monza, Italy

Honorable Mention

September, 2021

Himachal Short Film Festival

Himachal Pradesh, India

August, 2021

Deep Focus Film Festival

Brooklyn, United States

Honorable Mention

July, 2021

Niagara Falls International Short Festival

Niagara Falls, Canada


June, 2021

Fiction Film Festival

Barcelona, Spain

May, 2021

Assurdo Film Festival

Cinisello Balsamo, Italy

Season Winner Best Drama

April, 2021

Florida Shorts Film Festival

Florida, United States


7-9 April, 2021

Worlds of Imagination Online Conference

Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Opening night film

April, 2021

Sydney Indie Short Festival

Sydney, Australia

31 March, 2021

Europe Film Festival

Barcelona, Spain


29 March – 7 April, 2021

New York Indie Shorts Awards

New York, United States

March, 2021

Berlin Movie Awards

Berlin, Germany

March, 2021

LA Indies Film Festival

Los Angeles, United States

March, 2021

Vienna Indie Short Film Festival

Vienna, Austria

March, 2021

Cooper Awards

Odessa, Ukraine

March, 2021

Onyko Films Awards

Odessa, Ukraine


5-10 February, 2021

Jacksonville Film Festival

Jacksonville, United States

(Jacksonville premiere)

February, 2021

Venice Shorts

Venice, United States

February, 2021

Dubai Independent Film Festival


February, 2021

Actor & Director Awards International Film Festival (ADIFF)

Saint-Petersburg, Russia

February, 2021

International Symbolic Art Film Festival

Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Award for Best Original Soundtrack (and nominated for Best Short Film and Best Color Editing)

February, 2021

Paris International Short Festival

Paris, France

February, 2021

Hong Kong Indie Film Festival

Hong Kong

February, 2021

Night of Drama Shorts Festival

Milan, Italy

Honorable Mention

18 January, 2021

Monday Night Movies

London, United Kingdom

Online screening

December, 2020

Hollywood International Golden Age Festival

New York, United States


December, 2020

London Indie Short Festival of 24Frames

London, United Kingdon

Honorable Mention

9 December, 2020

Migration, Mobilities and Sustainable Futures Course

Utrecht, The Netherlands

(academic screening)

3 December, 2020

Migration Trajectories and Transnational Support Within and Beyond Europe Webinar

Utrecht, The Netherlands

(academic screening)

28 November – 18 December, 2020

Global Migration Film Festival – West Africa Official Selection

multiple West African countries

November, 2020

Phoenix Short Film Festival

Toronto, Canada

20 November, 2020

60 Seconds or Less Video Festival

Washington, United States

Honorable Mention

19-20 November, 2020

Hospitalities, Hostilities: Narratives and Representations Conference

Grenoble, France

(academic screening)

6-15 November, 2020

Arica Native Rural Film Festival – Migration Exhibition

Arica, Chile
(Chilean premiere)

October, 2020

Long Story Shorts

International Film Festival

Bucharest, Romania

Award for Best Short Film, Best Editor and Best Cinematography (and nominated for Best Director and Best Screenplay)

15-19 October, 2020

Black International Cinema Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Award for Best Film on Matters

Relating to the Black Experience/Marginalized People

1-14 October, 2020

Cinequest Film & VR Festival

Silicon Valley, US

Selected in competition (Short Film Competition)

(Silicon Valley premiere)

25 August, 2020

Zienema Cinema

Groningen, the Netherlands

(Groningen premiere)

30 June, 2020

Fiction Film Festival

Barcelona, Spain

31 May, 2020

Assurdo Film Festival

Cinisello Balsamo, Italy

Award for Best Film, Award for Best International Film, Award for Best Movie Poster

24-26 May, 2020

Africadelic Festival

(online edition)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

25-26 April, 2020 (postponed)

Le MUP International Humanist Short Film Festival

Montreal, Canada

3-15 March, 2020 (postponed)

Cinequest Film & VR Festival

Silicon Valley, US

Selected in competition (Short Film Competition)

15-22 February, 2020

North Europe International Film Festival

London, UK

Nominated for Best Short Foreign Language Film

7 February, 2020

Afrolijk: Atlantique

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1-20 February, 2020

Marley75 Film Festival

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1-3 February, 2020

Rollywood International Film Festival

Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Award for Best International Producer

31 January, 2020

Migrant Cinema Event

The Hague, the Netherlands

23-25 January, 2020

KAN Festival

Arusha, Tanzania

(Tanzanian premiere)

27-29 December, 2019

African Film Festival

Kisoro, Uganda

(Ugandan premiere)

7-13 December, 2019

International Short & Independent Film Festival

Dhaka, Bangadesh

(Bangadeshi premiere)

30 November, 2019

Reggae Vibrations Film

Utrecht, the Netherlands

28 November – 8 December, 2019

Global Migration Film Festival

100+ countries around the globe

27 November, 2019

Cinelab Turisme

Barcelona, Spain

14-17 November, 2019

YouthMundus Global Content & Music Festival

Rome, Italy

Selected in competition

5-9 November, 2019

Green Screen Environmental Film Festival

Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

24-30 October, 2019

2nd Refugees Welcome Film Festival

Berlin, Germany
(German premiere)

18 October, 2019

Filmhuis Breda Film Night

Breda, the Netherlands
(Brabant premiere)

15-19 October, 2019

Cabo Verde International Film Festival

Sal, Cape Verde
(Cape Verdian premiere)

Award for Best Short Film

14 September, 2019

Afrikans on Film Festival

London, UK

10 September, 2019

New Filmmakers New York

New York, United States

(New York premiere)

23-26 August, 2019

Slum Film Festival

Nairobi, Kenya

(Kenyan premiere)

20-26 August, 2019

Black Star International Film Festival

Accra, Ghana

(Ghanaian premiere)

Selected in competition (Africa Rising)

20 August, 2019

Mboka Festival Showcase

London, UK

17-24 August, 2019

West Europe International Film Festival

Brussels, Belgium

(Belgium premiere)

Nominated for four awards: Best Short Film, Best Director of a Short Film, Best Cinematography of a Short Film and Best Editing of a Short Film

4 August, 2019

Kleinkaap Short Film Festival

Centurion, South Africa

(South African premiere)

29 July, 2019

Sea & Beach Film Festival

Santa Pola, Spain

(Spanish premiere)

27 July – 4 August, 2019

Social World Film Festival

Vico Equense, Italy

19 June, 2019

Afrolijk Film Series

Rotterdam, the Netherlands

(Rotterdam premiere)

16 June, 2019

Sidestraat Cinema Migration Program

London, UK

7-15 June, 2019

Fragments Festival

London, UK

(UK premiere)
Award for Best Short Film

11 May, 2019

The Hague Film Awards

The Hague, the Netherlands
Award for Best Fiction Film

11-12 May, 2019

Roots Film Festival

The Hague, the Netherlands
Second Prize in the Filmtafel Het Witte Doek Competition

20 April, 2019

Ammehoela Film Festival

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

13-14 April, 2019

Travel, Movement and (Im)Mobilities Conference

Bruges, Belgium

(Belgium premiere)

28-30 March, 2019

Flickering Landscapes Conference

The Image of Migration

Orlando, United States

(Florida premiere)

22-24 March, 2019

Toas Shortz Film Fest

Toas, New Mexico, United States

(New Mexico premiere)

25-27 February, 2019

FINDECOIN Independent International Short Film Festival

Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela

(Venezuelan premiere)

Winner Best No-Budget Short Film

7-18 February, 2019

Pan African Film Festival (PAFF)

Los Angeles, United States

(North American premiere)

In competition for Best Short Narrative

23-25 January, 2019

Mboka Festival

Senegambia, The Gambia

27-30 December, 2018

Desert Edge Global Film Festival

Rajasthan, India

(Asian premiere)

23 December, 2018

South Film and Arts Academy Festival​ (SFAAF)

Rancagua, Chile

(South American premiere)

Winner of the Awards for Best First Short Film, Best Screenplay in a Short Film, Best Original Score in a Short Film and Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film (Pa Modou Yaffa) plus an Editing Honorable Mention in a Short Film

16 December, 2018

Cast and Crew Screening

Serrakunda, The Gambia

(Gambian premiere)

1-2 December, 2018


Festival of Visual Cultures

Montesarchio, Italy

(Italian premiere)

29 November, 2018

Humanitarian Communication Thesis Award

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

(academic screening)

29 October, 2018

SHORT to the Point

Bucharest, Romania
(Romanian premiere)

27-29 October, 2018

Festival Gorée Cinéma

Île de Gorée, Dakar, Senegal

(African premiere)

6-7 October, 2018

iAfrica Film Festival

The Hague, the Netherlands

(The Hague premiere)

1-7 October, 2018

Amsterdam Lift-Off

Film Festival Online

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

(Amsterdam premiere)

27 September – 5 October, 2018

Netherlands Film Festival

Utrecht, the Netherlands

(World premiere)