Mevis Birungi – NAKATO – Film

NAKATO explores the complexity of domestic violence and a young woman’s desire to escape the situation, despite all the societal barriers against her. The film’s narrative unfolds via her secret meetings with her social worker.

Mevis is a Ugandan born British writer, actor and director who has also acted in several short and feature films. She made her directorial debut in Inner, a short film made during lockdown. Mevis enjoys creating female-led stories depicting real issues ignored by society, often writing from a psychological perspective, having studied and worked in the sector for years.