Neema Ngelime

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Neema is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who focuses on the everyday. She believes in the magic of the mechanical nature of the every day, she weaves this with an experimental and feminist lens. Her films have been featured at multiple international film festivals, including the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, IDFA, Beldocs International Film Festival, the New York African Film Festival, the London Short Film Festival, the Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, and others.
She is a member of the African Photojournalism Database, which is a joint project between the World Press Photo Foundation and Everyday Africa, and a member of WomenPhotograph and an alumni of DocNomads. Additionally, Neema is part of Berlinale Talents 2023. Her work has been commissioned by notable publications such as Bloomberg and the New York Times T Brand Studio, and has been displayed both internationally at The Museum of African Art in Serbia and locally at AjabuAjabu and Nafasi Art Space. Neema is currently developing her next film via DW Akademie Film Development Grant.