Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award – Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series – Swahili

Berlin International Film Festival 2018 – Crystal Bear – Special Mention – Generation Kplus – Best Feature Film

Cinetopia Film Festival 2018 – Audience Award – Foreign Narrative

Durban International Film Festival 2018 – Artistic Bravery Prize

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018 – Best International Feature Film – Special Mention

Emden International Film Festival 2018 – AOK Film Award and  SCORE Bernhard Wicki Award

Kino W Trampkach (Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival for Children and Youth) 2018 –Best Children’s Film

Kristiansand International – Children’s Film Festival 2018 – EFCA Award

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 2018 – Youth Jury Award

Molodist International Film Festival 2018 – Special Jury Diploma – Teen Screen Competition

Seattle International Film Festival – Nominee for the GOLDEN SPACE NEEDLE AWARD – BEST FILM

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2018 – The Golden Dhow – Best Feature Film and  European African
Film Festival Award + Verona Jury Award – Best Film from East Africa

Jozi Film Festival – Audience Choice Award

Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2018 – Golden Slipper – Best Feature Film for Children and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

KIJUKO Bremer Kinder und Jugendfilmfestival 2018 – Special Mention

Kino Dzieci Kids Festival – Fern Flower Award

MICHEL Kinderfilmfestival Hamburg 2018 – Michel Award

Montreal Black Film Festival  – Best narrative feature award

Schlingel 2018 – Förderpreis der DEFA-Stiftung and Goethe Award – Jugend- und Kinderfilmpreis

Cape Town International Film Market and Festival – Best New Director for Likarion Wanaina

Filmz Festival des Deutschen Kinos – Mainzer Rad award

14th Rolan International Film Festival For Children and Youth in Armenia – Childrens Jury Award Best long feature Film
  
JCC Carthage Film Festival in Tunesia – Best Screenplay Award