With all the controversy on banning films in Kenya by Dr Alfred Mutua we thought we would look at some popular Kenyan films.
Kenya has many talented actors in the film industry. The Kenyan film Industry has made remarkable progress. The upcoming Kenyan directors and writers have been working hard to improve the film industry.
The improvement has led to Kenyan movies selling out widely both within and abroad. Some movies were nominated for international awards to Canada, Nigeria and even to America. Others won in the competition which gave them a motivation to work harder. Kenya movies are known to be mostly on love and relationships, here are some of the best films in Kenya.
This Kenyan movie is about of a rookie paramedic who spends many hours with an ambulance carrying a patient from a road crash, and he goes around looking for a hospital to admit him and give instant medical attention.
Watu Wote is a Kenyan Movie about suicide attacks experienced in Kenya for a long time. This Kenyan movie is about terrorists attacks especially on buses. Katja Benrath is the director of the movie, and so far it has been awarded 29times since it was released.
A man called “Samba” left the village to go to the city after the demise of his grandmother. He wanted to find something to do for a living. While he was working hard to get a bright future, he sees his friend “Kasa” been killed for leaking information of some drug cartels he had deals. Samba has nothing to do with the leak but now the drug dealers are after this poor guy.
Thank you for the Rain
It is a story of a Kenyan farmer who used to take photos of various climatic changes, his family and the village using his camera. A terrible storm hit’s his village and he is chased out of his home. He gets help from a Norwegian friend which made him become a leader and activist of the community.
It is a Kenyan movie about a woman who used to do things in an old-fashioned way, but later for the first time used a modern hair dryer that made her get a total turnaround. This movie was produced and written by Mark Maina; the film got numerous awards both local and international since it was released.
Nairobi Half Life
A young Kenyan man moves from the village to become prosperous in the big city. Due to the encouragement from his parents and brother he makes his way to Nairobi.