Friday, May 30, 2008


Hot Sun Films is pleased to announce that CHARCOAL TRAFFIC has been selected for screening at South Africa 's longest running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival, that will take place from 23 July to 3 August 2008. For more information, visit

CHARCOAL TRAFFIC official selection LEITH Film Festival

HOT SUN FILMS is pleased to announce that the short drama CHARCOAL TRAFFIC about two brothers trapped in a murderous cycle of cultural and environmental destruction in Somalia will be shown at the Leith International Film Festival in Edinburgh Scotland! Visit for more information.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Ravneet Chadha on BBC World Service Radio

Listen to a 5 minute interview on BBC World Service radio with Ravneet Chadha, director/writer of the award winning short film SUBIRA, produced by Hot Sun Films. Go to〈=

KIBERA KID in Festivalito, Canary Islands July 2008!

I write to inform we liked the short film KIBERA KID very much and decided to include it in our Non Competitive Section, BIOSFERA in the VIIth Edition of El Festivalito-International Indie Digital Film Festival of Canarias-Isla de La Palma, to take place from the 12th to the 19th of July, 2008. Congratulations!

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

CHARCOAL TRAFFIC in the SHOOT ME film fest Netherlands!

Hot Sun Films global first CHARCOAL TRAFFIC, a short fictional film shot in Somalia with an all local cast, is an official selection in the SHOOT ME FILM FESTIVAL 2008 16/22 JUNE in THE HAGUE, Netherlands!

Monday, May 5, 2008

CHARCOAL TRAFFIC official selection Beijing Film Fest

CHARCOAL TRAFFIC, a dramatic story of two brothers trapped in a cycle of environmental and cultural devastation, filmed in Somalia by Hot Sun Films, is an official selection of the New Beijing International Film Week.

Kibera HIP HOP FILM FEST big success!

The second annual HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL in Kibera attracted huge crowds of youth eager to see good films. Hot Sun Films is pleased to report that two of our films, KIBERA KID and SUBIRA, (made in Lamu, Kenya) were two of the favorites. Thanks to everyone who made the film festival possible and to the Cultural Affairs section of the US Embassy.