by Nganji Mutiri


Belgium and Democratic Republic of the Congo / 2021 / 85mins / Drama / French and Swahili

Shot in Belgium and the DRC, Juwaa is a subtly powerful drama offering African characters rarely seen on screens. Years after a traumatic night, a son and a mother reconcile and slowly peel away the layers of their complex relationship.


About the Director

Nganji Mutiri

Nganji Mutiri is an award-winning artist born in Bukavu, DRC and currently living in Belgium. He works in theatre, cinema, poetry, and photography, always looking for connections and perspectives between the singular and the universal. Juwaa is his first feature film as a writer/director. Learn More