Simon Rittmeier

simon-rittmeierSimon Rittmeier (1981) studied visual arts and film at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HfbK) and at Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM). His films have been screened in various international festivals for video and documentary. In 2009 he received the First Prize of the NRW Competition at the Oberhausen Film Festival for A TASTE OF HONEY that was developed during a residency at the Fondacion Ludwig in Havana, Cuba.

His diploma DREXCIYA (2012) was selected for numerous festivals and exhibitions, amongst others at the Studio Museum Harlem New York, Washington, Kampala, and Rotterdam.

The Amakula International Film Festival is presented by Bayimba Cultural Foundation in partnership with The DOEN Foundation, Africalia, Kampala Film School and the Uganda Museum.