Over the last four years Kisilu has used his camera to capture the impacts of extreme weather on his family and village in Kenya. He has filmed floods, droughts and storms, and the way they force men to leave their families behind in search for jobs. Travelling to Paris to present his footage to delegates at the UN Climate Talks, Kisilu finds himself on the biggest political journey of his life.
About direction (Julia Dahr)
Director Julia Dahr believes filmmakers can be changemakers. She is a Norwegian director and producer who is passionate about character driven stories that can raise attention about social and environmental issues in a new way, challenge stereotypes and create an impact. In 2015 she won the One World Media award, was nominated for the Grierson award and was listed by Forbes as one of the top 30 under 30 year olds that is ‘driving and defining the world media’. Thank You For The Rain is julia’s first feature.
Awards & Festivals
- Pangolin Power Award, EcoFilmFest SGEFF - Singapur, 2017
- Osiris FAO Prize, Agrofilm International Film Fest - Eslovàquia, 2017
- Jury Award, Another Way Film Festival - Espanya, 2017
- Fethi Kayaalp Award, BIFED - Turquia, 2017
- Best Feature Documentary Award, FICMEC - Espanya, 2017
- Hot Docs - Canadà, 2017
- CPH:DOX - Dinamarca, 2017
- Sheffield Doc/Fest - Regne Unit, 2017