Watch out Philly, here we come! This August, we’ll be showing at the very popular and well-loved Black Star Film Festival! VERY excited!
We’re happy to announce our next appearance and Brooklyn debut at the Weeksville Freedom Film Festival on Saturday June 24th at 5pm. We’re in the company of some fierce female filmmakers so it promises to be quite a treat! Don’t miss it! Get your tickets on eventbrite here!
Our next New York screening is on Thursday May 25th at 7pm as part of the New York Women in Film & TV Immigrant Stories Series. Don’t miss it! RSVP here.
It’s with great excitement that we announce our US Premiere which will take place at the New York African Film Festival on Monday May 8th at 6:30pm. Save the date!
The African Film Festival has been a wonderful and warm supporter of all of my work, and has always been a fabulous platform to jump off from. It’s like having a wonderful celebration with your family before going out into the big, bad world! I hope you all can join us. Details about the screening to follow soon!
From An Independent African Filmmaker: We’re Not Just Today’s Griots, We’re Your Freedom Fighters
I grew up in Kenya at a time when 99 percent of all television, film and music programming leaned to the West (The stats have changed a great deal since then for television and music, but film is still mostly Western produced). It’s hard to explain what it means to never see one’s own image reflected in any type of realistic way, but the closest example I can share is when I travelled abroad on my own for the first time at 16-years-old. […]
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