2013 Edition

Nairobi Half Life

Nairobi Half Life

Section: Long Films

Country: Kenya, Germany

Production Year: 2012

Runtime: 96 Minutes

Director: Tosh Gitonga

Screenwriters: Serah Mwihaki, Charles ‘Potash’ Matathia, Samuel Munene

Cinematographer: Christian Almesberger

Editor: Mkaiwawi Mwakaba

Music Compser: Xaver Von Treyer

Cast: Joseph Wairimu, Olwenya Maina, Nancy Wanjiku Karanja

Synopsis: Mwas is a young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya who dreams of becoming an accomplished actor. To realize his dreams, he makes his way to Nairobi, the city of opportunity but quickly understands why Nairobi is nicknamed Nairrobery as he is bereaved of all his money and belongings and left alone, face to face, with the city’s criminals. Drawn into a world of crime, can he pursue his original dream?.