Fundamental Film Series Nominated for Emmy Awards

Global Fund for Women is thrilled that Fundamental: Gender Justice: No Exceptions was nominated for two 2021 Emmy Awards. The series of five docu-shorts is nominated in the “Outstanding Short Film Daytime Non-fiction Program” and “Outstanding Directing Team for a Single Camera Daytime Non-fiction Program” categories. The Emmy Awards will be announced on July 17 and 18.  

Watch the films here.  

We are so excited that these films—and the powerful stories of activists and movements within them—have been recognized. We extend our deep gratitude and congratulations to the many partners who have been part of Fundamental, including Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and SOC films, the team at YouTube Originals, and our Executive Producers: Catherine King, Julie Parker Benello, Abigail E. Disney, Maria Nunez, Susan Sherrerd, Patty Quillin, and Lynda Weinman. 

We are especially grateful to the featured movement leaders included in the episodes: Purity Kagwiria from Akili Dada, M Adams and Kabzuag Vag from Freedom Inc, Rukhshanda Naz from Noor Education Trust, Lucia Xavier and Daniela Duarte from Criola, and Eka Aghdgomelashvili from WISG.