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Jide Tom Akinleminu

MA Documentary & Factual Discipline Leader, MetFilm School Berlin

Jide Tom Akinleminu is a Danish/Nigerian filmmaker, trained at the German Filmschool DFFB. Currently based in Berlin, he works within the fields of documentary, fiction, TV and art.

As a cinematographer, he has shot several award-winning films across the globe, most recently the feature-length Nigerian documentary “No U-turn”, which received a Special Mention from the Documentary Award Jury at the Berlinale 2022.

His first feature-length directorial debut “Portrait of a lone farmer” received the “African Movie Academy Award” in 2014 as well as the German 3Sat Award for “Best Documentary”, while the follow-up “When a farm goes aflame” premiered at the Berlinale 2021 and received (amongst other awards) the African Studies Association Film Prize of 2022.