Ouaga Girls is about to embark on a French tour! The feature documentary by Theresa Traore Dahlberg about a group of young women from Ouagadougou who study at a girl school to become auto mechanics will be premiere in Paris and several other cities around the country on March 7th. Momento Film producer David Herdies and our co-producer Estelle Robin You at Les films du balibari are excited to see Ouaga Girls continue it’s journey into the hearts of the French audience. The film is distributed by Just Doc in France.
We are proud to announce that Horizon, that we co-produce with our dear colleagues in Georgia; Director Tinatin Kajrishvili and Producer Lasha Khalvashi is selected for Panorama in Berlin.
Congrats to Tinatin, Lasha and the whole Georgian team as well as to our genius sound designers Ted Krotkiewski and Thomas Jæger and their team! This is the second sound-production coming out of our sister company Momento Studio, so we are extra excited about these great news!
My heart belongs to Daddy got an honorary mention in Gothenburg. The Momento Film co-production, directed by Sofia Aronsen Haugan, and produced by Carsten Aanonsen and August Baugstø Hanssen at Indie Film had its world premiere during GIFF were it competed for a Dragon award in the Best Nordic Documnetary section. The sound design is made by Ted Krotkiewski at Momento Studio. Big congrats to the whole team, and thanks to the jury!
Big thanks to Nöjesguiden who awarded OUAGA GIRLS to the Stockholm Prize for Media of the Year! Since the director Theresa Traore Dahlberg wasn’t able to attend, the prize was collected by Leona, daughter of producer David Herdies, and her best friends Ana, Dalia & Daisy. Congratulations to the whole team of Ouaga Girls for a wonderful award!
During this years JCC 2017 Carthage Film Festival, OUAGA GIRLS won the Prix du CREDIF pour la création cinématographique féminine. Confratulations to director Theresa Traore Dahlberg and the whole team for this wonderful prize! The film will now travel to IDFA to be screened in the section Best of Fest, and to Cork Film Festival.