MARTHA & NIKI

In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This film depicts their love of dance, each other and about friendship put to the test. About desires, yearning and finding the right path in life.   

With music by The Roots, Jungle Brothers, Method Man, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Das EFX, N.O.R.E, Damon Frost, Chapee

Category Documentary
Director Tora Mkandawire Martens
Production Neo Publishing AB
Format Full HD/DCP
Runtime 58/93 min
Production Year 2015
Broadcaster SVT
Language Swedish, English
Subtitled Versions English, French
Country Sweden
Genre Arts & Culture, Biography, Music, Pop Culture, Youth

Festivals

  • “Honorary Mention - Best Nordic Documentary”, Nordisk Panorama, Sweden (2015)
  • Official Selection IDFA, Netherlands (2015)
  • Official Selection DocPoint, Finland (2016)
  • "Tempo Documentary Award", Tempo Documentary Festival, Sweden (2016)
  • DOK.panorama, DOK.fest München, Germany (2016)
  • Focus on Sweden, Krakow Film Festival, Poland (2016)
  • Encounters Documentary Film Festival, South Africa (2016)
  • "Best Documentary" Durban IFF, South Africa (2016)
  • "Winner - Young Onion Award" MakeDox, Republic of Macedonia (2016)
  • Dok Leipzig, Germany (2016)
  • Leeds International Film Festival, UK (2016)
  • Athena Film Festival USA (2017)
  • Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden(2017)
  • 25th Pan African Film Festival L.A., USA (2017)
  • "The Guldbagge Award for Best Documentary and Best Editing", Sweden (2017)

Quotes & Other

7,2/10 Rating IMDb (Internet Movie Database)

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