Zacharia Jama has a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA), majoring in Documentary Film and Screenwriting from the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Jordan. He pursued documentary film and screenwriting after completing his BASc in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada.
As a documentary film-maker, Zach directed and produced short films in Canada, Jordan, Germany and Tanzania. He recently completed his first one-hour investigative documentary film with Al Jazeera English’s People & Power strand. The film entitled, “Kill All But the Crows”, is about mass killings and war crimes in Somaliland.