Project ID 537RAF4001

The objective is to empower 10 young African women filmmakers to produce quality documentary films and to advocate for the promotion of diverse film contents, to be done in a spirit of cooperation with Japanese filmmakers through a filmmakers' residency to be organized by the Nara International Film Festival in June 2022. In order to provide a distribution platform and visibility to the produced documentary films, the project also supports the screening of these films at the Nara International Film Festival planned in September 2022. Efforts will also be made to promote the presentation of films at various African film festivals in 2022-23.

  • Completed

USD 149,801

Total Project Budget

USD 145,621

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.12.09
End Date 2022.11.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture Japan 149,801 145,621

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT5 - Member States and civil society capacities strengthened to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions through dynamic and inclusive cultural and creative industries
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 100%
  • Youth | 100%
  • Priority Africa | 100%