SIMA Award in Feature Documentary, January 2024.
"Who I Am Not" is a finalist for the SOCIAL IMPACT MEDIA AWARDS/ SIMA Award in Feature Documentary! Celebrating impactful storytelling from over 140 countries.
WQ - Boston's LGBTQ+ Film Festival, December 2023.
"Who I Am Not" won the Audience Award at WQ - Boston's LGBTQ+ Film Festival. WQ - Boston's LGBTQ+ Film Festival is a celebration of diverse voices, powerful narratives, and the vibrant LGBTQ+ community.
Image +nation film LGBTQueer Montréal.
News from Canada! "WHO I AM NOT" received the Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the renowned image +nation film LGBTQueer Montréal . Celebrating nearly four decades of groundbreaking LGBTSQ+ cinema, image +nation festival is dedicated to showcasing diverse stories and experiences.
"Who I Am Not" Hits the Oscars
The Hollywood Reporter has listed us as one of the Oscars' Top Documentaries. It's a shared triumph with everyone who believed in our vision. As independent filmmakers we've come this far, but what comes next rests in our collective positive thoughts.
Festivals journey in Germany
We wrapped up a transformative festival run in Germany, honored to have been recognized by Braunschweig IFF with the prestigious ECHT Award for Best Queer movie, and the Audience Award for Best Film at the Queer Film Festival in Karlsruhe. But the good news doesn't end there! In Bremen,"Queer Scope", the organization that oversees the best queer festivals in Germany, bestowed on 'WHO I AM NOT' its prestigious Debut Film Award which crowns the Best Queer Movie of the Year.
Verzio Film Festival in Budapest
Who l Am Not had it's premiere at the 20th Verzio Film Festival in Budapest. Surrounded by amazing friends and engaging conversations. We also had screenings:
On November 26 and November 28 at Toldi Nagyterem.
The 29th edition of the "Chéries, chéris" LGBTQl&+++ film festival.
Premiere of our documentary at the festival. It is supported by the DRAC Île-de-France, with 73 feature films and 64 shorts, it stands as the first LGBT film festival in France in terms of attendance and programming volume.
Braunschweig International Film Festival
We are thrilled to announce that "Who I Am Not" has been honored with the prestigious ECHT Award 2023 at the Braunschweig International Film Festival in Germany!
DOC NYC 2023
We had the honor of premiering our documentary "Who I Am Not" at America's largest documentary festival. Dimakatso and Kanyie, the other protagonist of the film were terribly missed but had the joy to have Sharon with us and introduce her to the audience in person.
Los Angeles Exclusive Screenings November 10th - 16th, 2023
A glimpse of the opening night at Laemmle Theather NoHo, Los Angeles.
Thrilled to announce that "WHO I AM NOT" has won the Lili Award for Best Documentary at the 38th MIX COPENHAGEN | LGBTQIA+ Film Festival- the largest in the Nordics.
Queer Film Festival Hannover 2023
"WHO I AM NOT" has won the Audience Award "Goldene Perle" for Best Short Film at PERLEN - Queer Film Festival Hannover.
Queer Film Festival Karlsruhe 19-27.10.2024
A screening of "Who I Am Not" at Karlsruhe for Pride Pictures. The energy, the discussions were beautiful.
QueerScope Debut Film Award 2023 in Germany
'Who I Am Not' had its glorious screening in Bremen for Intersex Awarenes Day and we were honored with the QueerScope Debut Film Award. A heartfelt thank you to independent queer film festivals across Germany for this recognition.
The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
“Who I Am Not” is an official selection at TLVFest in Israel.
Queer Wave Cyprus
Cyprus Premiere
12-09-2023, 7pm at Sessions X
WHO I AM NOT for the European Film Awards
European Film Academy shortlist WHO I AM NOT for the European Film Awards.
Oslo Fusion
09.25.2023 - 6:00pm - Cinemateket
European Film Academy shortlist WHO I AM NOT for the European Film Awards.
Queer Lisbon – Portugal Premiere
LISBON, Portugal, Sept. 24th
24-09-23 - 15:30 Cinema Sao Jorge
Helsinki International Film Festival
15.09.23 - 20:30 Kino Engel 1
17.09.23 - 18:15 Kinopalatsi 9
20.09.23 - 20:45 Maxim 2
VALLETTA, Malta - September 14
14.09.23 - 6 PM - Embassy Cinema, Valletta - by invitation only
HONG KONG - September 9 and 22.
09.09.23 - 5:45 PM - PREMIERE ELEMENTS
22.09.23 - 7:50pm – Broadway CINEMATHEQUE
This Summer, you can watch the movie in UK and Ireland!
Queer Vision Film Festival in Bristol – screening on June 28th.
Galway Film Fledh, in Galway, Ireland – screening on July 14th.
Gaze LGBTQ Film Festival, in Dublin, Ireland – screening on August 7th.
June 2023
heavy travel from Les Rencontres de Figra, in Douai (FR), to Sydney International Film Festival (AUS), Provincetown Film Festival (US) and Transylvania International Film Festival (RO) (selections out of competitions).
June 21st
Bay Area premiere at the 47th. edition of Frameline, in San Francisco, where the film is its Centerpiece presentation. We win the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Documentary.
May 29th
Polish premiere, at the 63th edition of Krakow Film Festival, where it Who I Am Not wins the Silver Horn Award for High Artistic Value (International Competition).
May 25th
New Zeeland premiere at the 71st. edition of Doc Edge Festival in Auckland. Winner of Being Oneself selection.
May 16th
Serbia premiere at Beldocs!
May 21st
Spain premiere at the 26th edition of Docs Barcelona, where the film received FILMIN’s New Talent Award (International Competition). Later, on July 3rd, the 20th edition of Zinegoak Festival in Bilbao bestowed on the film its prestigious Diversity and Human Rights Award.
April 21st
UK premiere at BFI Flare in London, as its Centerpiece presentation, and Danish premiere at CPH:Dox (out of competition)!!!
North American premiere
Who I Am Not’s North American premiere took place on March 15th, 2023 at the prestigious SXSW, where the movie was an official selection, and screened in the Documentary Spotlight section
European Premiere in Greece
Who I Am Not had its World and European Premiere in Greece, at Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (March 5th., 2023), where it won The Silver Alexander Award (International Competition), The Mermaid Award for Best LGBTQ documentary, and Greek Women in Film & Television Award.
Dok Incubator
Alongside seven other projects, Who I Am Not was selected to participate in Dok Incubator, one of Europe’s most prestigious creative labs, exclusively dedicated to documentaries.

Dok’s three work sessions took place in Slovakia and Czech Republic, between June and October of this year.

Who I Am Not
Who I Am Not was selected by When East Meets West – Trieste 2022 to participate in its Market Forum, where it won the Documentary Association of Europe’s Accelerator Award.