Mohamed Amin receives INTERCOM Gold Plaque award


Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

n 1987, Mo Amin was presented with an award by the Chicago International Film Festival. He was recognised for his documentary titled "Give Me Shelter". Mohamed Amin, photographer and frontline cameraman extraordinaire, captured the pain and passion of Africa like no other. ‘Mo’ trained his unwavering lens on every aspect of African life, never shying from its tragedy, always rejoicing and celebrating its successes. He received dozens of awards and recognition for his work on Tom Mboya, Idi Amin and the Ethiopian famine.


  • Title: Mohamed Amin receives INTERCOM Gold Plaque award
  • Date Created: 1987
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Camerapix

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