Victoria Falls, a feature length screenplay written by Gloria Huwiler, currently in development was selected for the Urucu Realness Residency, B3 talent, MFI lab lab and Cannes Cinefondation's Atelier Programme 2019. The film examines the experiences of a dysfuctional multiracial family in modern day Zambia.

Gloria Huwiler appeared in  Rungano Nyoni's stunning debut feature I'm not a Witch set in Zambia. The film  premiered at the Director's Fortnight in Cannes 2017, and went on to Sundance, Toronto, and London Film Festival. The film won several  British Independant Film Awards as well as a BAFTA for best newcomer. 

Dancing in a circle of flames and breathing fire, Gloria Huwiler played the romantic interest of the protagonist in Mete's Sozer's independent feature debut And the Circus Leaves Town. The film premiered at Warsaw Film Festival and went on to win several awards on the festival circuit.   

Angst, directed by Nunzio Fazio was Gloria Huwiler's debut screenplay in which she also performed. The short film premiered at the Oscar qualifying LA Short Film Festival, and won various prizes including the Freak award at Aguilar de Campoo and Best Short Film at Milano International Film Festival.

Alone, co-directed with visual artist Raif Kurt examines the nature of connection in an increasingly virtual and digital world. Gloria Huwiler wrote and performed in the short piece, ironically, created specifically to be shared online.


Developed by Triggerfish and Cake, Mama K Team Four will be the first animation series to air on Netflix, set and developed on the African continent. Gloria was selected as one of eight female African writers to work on the series and penned two episodes. 

Other Writing

Endless Loops, a short story examining the relationship between sisters, and in turn mothers and daughters was published on Afreada. Afreada is dedicated to African short fiction from the continent and diaspora. 

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Nothing Changes examines the aftermath of a suicide, following the loss of my brother Josef Huwiler. The poem was selected for Black Spring Press Group's anthology of British and Irish Poets 2019 - 2021.