It is a film about a sort of post-apocalyptic Nairobi, when the government has shut down the internet, books and the written word have become exponentially valuable and the world has been turned on it’s head.
The narrative follows a young lady from the streets whose violent boyfriend has disappeared, and his rivals are using her to look for him. She feels afraid and imprisoned by her circumstances until one of her friends gives her a book which catapults her to open her mind.
Here is Part 1 of the short film. Part 2 will be out shortly. Also, although parts of it are in English, there is closed captioning for viewers who don’t understand the parts in Swahili.
Film and video Producer