Announcing the 2022 Fellowship Winner

The Andrew Berends Film Fellowship is proud to announce its 2022 Fellowship Winner.
We were honored to receive more than 75 applications for this year’s Fellowship. 

A total of $10,000, is presented to Asmahan Bkerat for Concrete Land.
Cecile Weiland will be her mentor.

Concrete Land

An intimate portrait of a Bedouin family of three generations, in its struggle to hold on to its traditional life under the pressures of urbanization. Their only wish is to stay together, with their loyal yet eccentric pet sheep, Badrya, firmly by their side.

Asmahan Bkerat

Asmahan Bkerat is a Palestinian-Jordanian documentary filmmaker.Bkerat’s first short documentary “Badrya” won the Jury Prize for Best MiniDoc at the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. She is currently working on her first feature-length documentary “CONCRETE LAND”. Asmahan is an alumna of Sundance, IDFA, The Whickers, The American Film Showcase, Cannes Docs in progress, Dhaka doc lab, Doc Edge, AIDCand DMZ.

Learn more about all fellows on our Fellows page here.

We are beginning to plan for next year’s Fellowship. If you are an experienced filmmaker and interested in being a mentor, e-mail us at  info at andrewberends dot net
And please consider contributing to the Fellowship through our fiscal sponsor here.