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Soul Boy – Film Screening at Storymoja Hay Festival

Friday 1st October 4pm-6pm Film Screening
‘Soul Boy’ – up for 6 Kalasha Awards! – Directed by Tom Tykwer and Hawa Essuman. Scripted by Billy Kahora. Screening followed by Q&A with Hawa Essuman

Soul Boy is an outstanding new feature film that comes out of a Kenyan-German co-production and was shot in Kibera. Soul Boy was filmed by the Kenyan-Ghanaian Hawa Essuman alongside the German director Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run, Perfume, The International). The film script was developed by Billy Kahora of Kwani? and Tom Tykwer, transforming the mysteries and myths of this multi-faceted social microcosm into a modern fairytale story. The soundtrack features music by Princess Jully and Mr. Abbas.

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