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Wanuri Kahiu ('Pumzi') Gives Audiences A Peek Behind The Kenyan Political Curtain In New Scripted Drama 'State House'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 31, 2014 1:21 PM
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Wanuri Kahiu ('Pumzi') Gives Audiences A Peek Behind The Kenyan Political Curtain In New Scripted Drama 'State House'

African Diaspora Feature Projects Selected For Berlin’s Co-Production Market

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2014 6:25 PM
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African Diaspora Feature Projects Selected For Berlin’s Co-Production Market

Wanuri Kahiu Talks Depicting Outlawed Love In 'Jambula Tree' Film Adaptation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2013 1:49 PM
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Raoul Peck was the patron of the 2013 edition of the Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde - a joint initiative between the Institut francais, the International Organisation of La Francophonie and the Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France, aimed at finding financing for the work of filmmakers from the under-represented groups globally.

Wanuri Kahiu's Feature Doc On Kenyan Afro-Electro-Pop Group Just A Band Gets Funding Boost

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 22, 2013 6:55 PM
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I love this group! Like many others, my introduction to them was their 2009 album 82, although it didn't seem to really gain international attention until the following year.

Wanuri Kahiu In Post-Production On Ger Duany Documentary, 'Ger: To Be Separate'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2012 2:35 PM
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A documentary she's apparently been working on for about 2 years now, but I'm only just now learning about it...

Watch Wanuri Kahiu TEDx Forum On Afrofuturism In Popular Culture

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 9:47 AM
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What most resonates with me in watching this 15-minute presentation by Wanuri Kahiu (writer/director of Pumzi) are her comments about the imaginative stories her mother would tell her when she was a child, which she (Wanuri) has now come to realize really were science fiction.