Bridget Pickering  

Co-producer of famed Hollywood film HOTEL RWANDA and director of more than twenty documentaries, Bridget Pickering is an acclaimed presence in the film world. Pickering studied television and political science at Syracuse University. In 1992, Pickering created her own production company, On Land Productions. On Land Productions is based in Namibia and is dedicated to promoting Namibia’s independent film market. Pickering's films have been released in several countries and screened in the United States. Her short film, UNO'S WORLD aired on PBS as part of their Mama Africa series in March 2003.

Pickering's films have been included in both the Zanzibar Film Festival and Rotterdam Film Festival. (7/12)

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Africa is a Woman's Name

A film by Bridget Pickering, 2009, 52 min, Color

AFRICA IS A WOMAN’S NAME provides an opportunity for three of Africa’s leading filmmakers to tell their own country’s stories through the lives of the powerful women working to create change. Veteran filmmakers Wanjiru Kinyanjui, from Zimbabwe, and Bridget Pickering, from South Africa, join Kenyan Ingrid Sinclair, director of the critically acclaimed feature film FLAME,…

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