David „Tosh“ Gitonga

Nairobi Half Life

Mwas sells videos in the streets of his countryside hometown in Kenya. His strategy of reenacting scenes from the movies helps his business along and makes him a unique character. The young man moves to Nairobi as to pursue his aim of becoming an actor. Only after living through a variety of lessons that the big city has to teach does the naive boy find friendship and „A Life“ as he says, in gang-criminality. Still he doesn‘t lose sight of his dream.

Kenya/Germany 2012
Regie: David „Tosh“ Gitonga
96 min, DCP, Farbe, OmU
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