Kenyan Identity My Foot

Now, I go to many filmmaking forums in Kenya, and they are too many for a film industry that most people prefer calling a 'sector' because of how small it is. In almost all of them, I hear people decrying the lack of 'Kenyan Identity' in Kenyan films. To support their claims, they often point... Continue Reading →


What Makes a Film Kenyan? : Lessons from Nairobi Half Life

  It is a question that bugged my colleagues and I in film school. Many theories and criteria were bandied about; a Kenyan director makes a film Kenyan, or there has to be a certain percentage of Kenyan cast and crew in a production, or the location, or even the source of the production funds.... Continue Reading →

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