Hawa Essuman

Hawa Essuman

*1980 Hamburg


Hawa Essuman was born in 1980 in Hamburg. She performed in various theater plays and two films before she found her way into the world of production, where she worked on TV commercials and documentaries before taking the plunge into directing on a Kenyan TV drama series. She then wrote and directed "Selfish" and later "The Lift", both released in 2009. "Soul Boy" celebrated its premiere at the 2010 Göteborg Film Festival. She is currently working on her next film project, a feature set at the Kenyan coast.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH


2009/2010 Soul Boy