About The Speaker
Dilman Dila is a writer, filmmaker, digital artist, and all-round storyteller. His books include a critically acclaimed collection of short stories, A Killing in the Sun, and a novella, The Flying Man of Stone, which was nominated for Best Novella at the Nommo Awards. He was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and longlisted for the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition, among other accolades. His short film, What Happened in Room 13 (2007), has attracted over seven million online views, and his first feature film, The Felistas Fable (2013), won four major awards at the Uganda Film Festival in 2014.