Hajooj Kuka

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AboutHajooj Kuka

hajooj kuka wrote, directed and co-produced AKASHA (2018) which premiered at Venice International Film Festival, TIFF, BFI and AFI Fest. His 2014 feature documentary Beats of the Antonov premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won the People’s Choice Documentary Award. His films have screened in over a hundred festivals worldwide, collecting numerous other awards. He is an Academy Member (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) and a Berlinale Talent Alumni. Also, due to his work in the war-torn regions of Sudan, hajooj was named one of the Leading Global Thinkers by the Foreign Policy Magazine. He trains and works with conflict affected and marginalized communities through theatre of the oppressed and film projects.