Madeleine Sanderson (Being AP) of Curate Films and BAFTA award-winning and Oscar-nominated The Favourite producer Lee Magiday are set to produce the Film4 feature In the Shadows about Somali-born boxing champion Ramla Ali.
Emmy Award and three-time BAFTA winning documentary filmmaker Anthony Wonke (Syria: Children on the Frontline) will make his narrative fiction film debut.
Ali is training to become the first boxer to represent Somalia in the 2020 Olympic Games. She is currently the African zone featherweight champion and is an exclusive global athlete for Nike. Her Nike "Fight For Your Dream" spot was directed by our very own Emily McDonald.