Set against the backdrop of the start of the devastating post-election violence that took place in Kenya in 2007/2008 and has left tens of thousands of Kenyans homeless, traumatized or dead, Taharuki (Suspense) is the fictional account of a man and woman from opposing ethnic tribes who’re working for an underground liberation movement to expose a child-trafficking cartel when something goes wrong, and they’re forced to make tough choices in order to stay alive and complete their mission. Time is running out, lives are at stake, and every second counts. What they choose could change the course of history.

The Knife Grinder’s Tale

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Based on the short story by award winning Kenyan author, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, THE KNIFE GRINDER’S TALE tells the tragic story of a father’s journey to understand why his son was pointlessly murdered in the slums of Nairobi.


This short Kenyan movie follows the life of John a college student who having lived among smokers – his parents, and his college roommate comes face to face with the adverse effects of cigarette smoking. His father abused him when he was a child by burning him with cigarettes and he grows up in fear, eventually affecting his social life.

Emancipation was awarded best actor award 2006 at the Kenya Film Festival and was also selected to represent Kenya at the Sithengi Film Festival Cape Town in 2006.

The director, Mary Migui got her BA in Communicatons at Daystar University, Nairobi. She has directed numerous short films, features, documentaries, TV series and music videos.


Roho is a Kenyan short movie about two identical twins living in poverty in the sprawling slums of Kibera in Nairobi. The story tries to say that crime and poverty are directly proportionate to each other.


LEO is a charming and beguiling adult fairy-tale set in Nairobi, a Metropolitan City in Kenya that is a melting pot of East African culture, art, politics and commerce. It is a story about Maasai boy, raised in a low-income home, achieving his dream against all odds.

The Kenyan movie, Leo, is a simple story that captures the essence of a child’s heart still open to all the posssibilities of achieving his dream in “Kenya” Africa.

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Zeinabu Rudi Nyumbani

Zeinabu who is the wife of Dedan is stolen by another man. She had been living happily with her husband until Kavila, a rich man from the city, visits their home.

But life on the other side is not as promising as Zeinabu had expected. She finds herself in a tight spot after Kavila has had his fill with her. He batters her and leaves her at the hands of his merciless mother who turns her into a slave.

On the other end, Dedan is sinking deeper into sorrow after losing his wife. He tries to numb his pain with alcohol and gets into brawls at the local pubs before retiring to a quiet house and a cold bed at the end of the day.

The mood of the film is set with background music played by Lulu Abdulla Said and live performances by Eric Wainaina.

Josephine Kamwenga who plays the role of Zeinabu said, “I enjoyed acting in this film since it is a story that Kenyans can relate to. We all like to be told stories from which we can derive moral molding from and this is just that kind of story.”

Zeinabu Rudi Nyumbani is a Kenyan romantic drama movie.

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Zeinabu – Josephine Kamwenga
Dedan – Joseph Kinuthia
Kavila – Mwadulo Mwadulo

Wale Watu

Paul and Mary are two people who are from different tribes and deeply in love. Their families share a close relationship and everything looks well for their wedding.

However, with the out break of the post-election violence. Dr. Sawega, Paul’s father, loses his clinic and his brother through arson.

Stoked by politicians and tribalists, things get tense between the two families and the entire nation. Wale watu is a Kenyan movie about how the 2007/2008 post-election violence tears up a family, and a whole nation.

Et Cetera Productions and Sisimka Productions.
Supported by the Kenya Film Commission.

Sita Kimya

The Kenyan movie Sita Kimya echoes the message ‘I will not be silent on sexual and gender based violence’ and was made by FilmAid in Kibera, Kenya’s largest slum in partnership with local residents. The recent screenings in Mathare are a continuation of a gender based violence campaign centered around the Sita Kimya film initiated in Kibera last year.
So far the project has directly reached 40,000 residents.

Kibera Kid

Teachers, professors, community organizers and religious groups have used KIBERA KID to connect with the reality of everyday life in Kibera, Africa’s largest slum.

How do children and young people survive in Kibera?
What choices do they have?

The Story
Otieno, a twelve year old orphan living in Kibera, Kenya, Africa’s largest slum, lives with the Razors gang, his substitute family. Otieno has to choose between a life of crime or redemption.

KIBERA KID was shot entirely on location in Kibera, with a cast from Kibera. KIBERA KID has won seven international awards, including the prestigious student EMMY, has been screened at 38 international film festivals and has been featured by media throughout the world.