The Commander's Daughter 2022

Oroma Gladys / 12 mins / Acholi, English / Rating 15

The Commander's Daughter


Content Notes: This film contains themes that some may find distressing, including references to genocide, rape and kidnapping.

The Commander’s Daughter is a film about a formerly abducted woman’s struggle to ensure that her daughter who was born in captivity does not become a child-mother like her.

Part of the Scottish Documentary Institute's East African Stories programme, in partnership with Docubox and British Council.

This film is free to watch and is geo-blocked to the UK region only.

About the Director

Gladys Oroma is a filmmaker based in Gulu city in northern Uganda. She has an interest in film and is perfecting her skills in the different aspects of filmmaking like script writing, cinematography, producing, and directing. She has also written several drama scripts and is currently writing a movie script. Gladys has worked as a co- director/ producer for a documentary titled My Prison Diary.  She has also directed her first documentary, known as Missing Children, about children who were abducted during the conflict in northern Uganda.

Gladys is a talented writer who believes that documentary directing is an art. She combines both journalism and creative arts to produce her documentaries.  

Past Showings

Friday 11th November 2022 / 6pm for 10 days / Online

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