Noella Luka

Director, LBx Africa


Noella Luka is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and mental health advocate based in Nairobi. Her work has been recognized and screened in Africa, Europe and North America.

Noella has experience in TV and radio as a producer and director for various Kenyan shows, she directed for the multiple award-winning documentary Vanishing Vultures. It screened at Zanzibar International Film Festival, is currently on V.O.D at Demand Africa and in 2019 featured at MIPCOM TV market, Cannes.

She is currently a Hot Docs Doc Accelerator 2020-21 Fellow and part of Generation Africa, a project under STEPS, showcasing a curated anthology of documentary films from Anglophone and Francophone regions of Africa that provide a unique insight into the challenges and lived realities of migration, inside and outside of Africa.