Judith Rose Gyabaah


Judith Rose Gyabaah


writer & director




Born into a German-Ghanaian family in the Blackforest, Judith Rose Gyabaah soon discovered storytelling as her means to build bridges between her cultures and expand boundaries.
She studies screenwriting at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF since 2019.
In her work, she focuses on social-political issues through the lens of genre and explores new narratives.

prizes / labs

„ameisen fressen kein halva“ Drehbuchklausur Kitzbühel (2022)
„Poem of Potted Plants“ Shortlisted for 3rd up-and-coming screenwriter’s award Hannover (2022)
„I Was Never Really Here“ Audience Award Film School Fest München (2022)
„Agbogbloshie“ UFA Seriencamp (2020)


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Poem of Potted Plants

working title

Poem of Potted Plants

project status

in development

logline / short synopsis

Due to an unwanted pregnancy, a young black woman must confront her fear of motherhood, while having to face the hopes of her adoptive mother, who could never bear children of her own. She decides to terminate the pregnancy. POEM OF POTTED PLANTS is a poetic short drama about the complexity of our feelings towards motherhood.