Country

Kenya

6 trigon movies

 2020  The Letter

 2018  Rafiki

 2018  Supa Modo

 2013  Something Necessary

 2012  Nairobi Half Life

 2011  The Education of Auma Obama

Order by Year Title Director

The Letter

Maia Lekow – 2020

In coastal Kenya, a frenzied mix of consumerism & christianity is turning hundreds of families against their elders, branding them as witches as a means to steal their land. Filmed with a gentle pace and incredible closeness, The Letter is an intimate family portrait that weaves a complex story of shakespearean proportions. More

Rafiki (Flyer)

Rafiki

Wanuri Kahiu – 2018

“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. More

Supa Modo (Flyer)

Supa Modo

Likarion Wainaina – 2018

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. BONUS to watch Deutsche Welle News Making Of More

Something Necessary (Flyer)

Something Necessary

Judy Kibinge – 2013

Two different stories during the riots after the presidential elections in Kenya in 2007/2008: The Kenyan Anne (Susan Wanjiru) got it particularly badly. Her husband is dead and her son is in a coma. In addition, she was raped and her farm burned to the ground. She stands before the ruins of her existence. But Anne gives everything to rehabilitate herself and slowly get her life back under control. Anne is determined to forgive her tormentors, who have brought so much suffering to her and her loved ones. More

Nairobi Half Life (Flyer)

Nairobi Half Life

David Tosh Gitonga – 2012

The young Kenyan Mwas has a dream: to tread the boards as an actor. In order to realise this dream, he leaves his village and heads for Nairobi, but is overwhelmed by the loud and wild city. One day, he is robbed and left completely helpless on the streets. Placed in this existential predicament, Mwas slowly slips into Nairobi’s underworld. What begins with petty scams and minor drug deals, ends with more serious crimes. When corrupt police begin to threaten him, he has to decide between fast money and his dream. More