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Africa In Motion 13 Review: 'Nairobi Half Life' Offers Engaging Spin on Big City Tale

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • October 29, 2013 12:46 PM
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Africa In Motion 13 Review: 'Nairobi Half Life' Offers Engaging Spin on Big City Tale

This Thursday Only (3/21) Tosh Gitonga's 'Nairobi Half Life' Screens In 46 Theaters In The USA

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 18, 2013 2:08 PM
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I still haven't seen the award-winning Kenyan crime drama, Nairobi Half Life, from director David Tosh Gitonga, which was Kenya's selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar category last year, making it just the second film from Kenya to be entered into the race; the first was 2008's Heart of Fire, a Kenyan/German co-production about civil war in Eritrea.

Tosh Gitonga's 'Nairobi Half Life' Is Coming To 100 Theaters In The USA In March (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2013 2:03 PM
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I still haven't seen the Kenyan crime drama, Nairobi Half Life, from director David Tosh Gitonga, which was Kenya's selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar category, making it just the second film from Kenya to be entered into the race; the first was 2008's Heart of Fire, a Kenyan/German co-production about civil war in Eritrea. However, despite the entry, the film didn't make the short list of final nominations by the Academy for the 2009 Awards, and neither did Gitonga's much-buzzed about film.

71 Countries Vie For 2012 Foreign Language Film Oscar (Kenya Is A First-Timer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 3:55 PM
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We've already highlighted 2 of the submissions below that fall under the African Diaspora category: Said Ould-Khelifa's Zabana! representing Algeria, and David Tosh Gitonga's Nairobi Half Life, representing Kenya.

Kenyan Crime Drama 'Nairobi Half Life' Is Country's Entry For Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 26, 2012 9:49 AM
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Kenyan crime drama titled Nairobi Half Life, from director David Tosh Gitonga, is Kenya's selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar category, making it just the second film from Kenya to be entered into the race (the first was 2008's Heart of Fire, a Kenyan/German co-production about civil war in Eritrea. However, despite the entry, the film didn't make the short list of final nominations by the Academy for the 2009 Awards.