SUMMARY

Jo, a witty 9-year old terminally ill girl is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a Superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and the entire village of Maweni think they can fulfill.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

A Kenyan Filmmaker born in Moscow, Russia, lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. Likarion Wainaina is marking his seventh year working as a professional Film/TV Director and Cinematographer. He has done a number of short films, His film BETWEEN THE LINES, being one of his first short films, later became the first Kenyan Film to be projected on an IMAX screen in Kenya and got him a nomination at the AMCVA awards 2015 for “Best New Online Media”. And his other works have gained him multiple nominations and awards. His most recent Short Film endeavor was taking part at the 48Hour Film Festival 2015 where he and his team worked on the film BAIT. It won several awards including “Best Director”, “Audience Choice” awards and “Judges Choice award”. BAIT later was selected as one of the top short films screened at the Cannes Film Festival (2016).


CREDITS


  • Director
    Likarion Wainaina
  • Screenplay
    Wanjeri Gakuru, Silas Miami, Mugambi Nthiga, Kamau Wandung’u
  • Cinematography
    Volker Tittel, Enos Olik
  • Editing
    Christian Krämer, Charity Kuria
  • Cast
    Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia, Johnson Fish Chege, Humphrey Maina, Joseph Omari, Rita Njenga, Dinah Githinji, Nellex Nderitu
  • Producer
    Sarika Hemi Lakhani, Siobhain “Ginger” Wilson, Tom Tykwer, Guy Wilson, Marie Steinmann-Tykwer
  • Production Co.
    One Fine Day Films, Ginger Ink Films
  • Distributor
    The Festival Agency

21 September 2019 11:00

Cinemaximum Citys Nisantasi Salon 7

22 September 2019 11:00

Cinemaximum Akasya Salon 6