A group of four bike messengers commits themselves to the start up and with the support of experienced Dutch bike messenger Joeri Scholte, who settles down in Kampala, they try to build up a sustainable business model and organisation structure. After a promising start of Kampala Cycling Couriers the bike messengers face challenges and the tensions between them rise. Their commitment and courage are tested. Towards the end of Joeri’s three month stay in Kampala the future of the courier business suddenly seems a bit uncertain.
Director and producer. Founds JaJa Film Productions in 2012 after a career in communications working for international NGOs. As a producer of feature and documentary films Jamillah rapidly develops an interest in directing films. She directs some well received 1-minute films and the documentary series Women with a Mission, which is broadcasted by TLC. In 2018 Jamillah delivers her first long documentary film, Fighting for Life, as a director. Her directorial debut is awarded the Peace and Sport Documentary Prize at the prestigious SPORTEL Awards in Monaco and the Guirlande d’Honneur at the Sport Movies & TV – Milano International FICTS Fest. As a director and a producer, Jamillah is driven by bringing inspirational and eye opening stories to the audience. Her stories are about people who try to get the best out of themselves or who try to be meaningful to others and about environmental issues that are crucial for the future of mankind. Her films will touch you, give you something to think about or get you in motion.
– Kampala FICTS International Film Festival 2020 – Sport & Society Award (Uganda)
– Krasnogorski International Sport Film Festival Moscow 2020 – Official Selection (Russia)
– Sport Film Festival Rotterdam 2020 – Official Selection (The Netherlands)
– FICTS Sport Movies & TV Final Milano 2020 – Sports & Society Category Mention d’Honneur Sport Values Education and Culture Feature (Italy)