“We Watch Kenyan” a new initiative aimed at promoting film content in Kenya and building a dedicated community of the same was launched at iHub Nairobi during this month’s debut of the popular MyMovies.AfricaTM watch party.
The launch featured the screening of the Kenyan crime thriller, Why U Hate, this past Wednesday.
During the launch, the Kenya Film Commission (KFC) reiterated its commitment to growing the screen-going culture in the country, by deliberately putting in place programmes such as the Drive-in Cinema, Reel County Film Festival and the School Outreach Programme.
Officiating the launch, the Film Development Officer of Kenya Film Commission, Mr John Kyalo said,
The watch party, which was also live via Zoom, also included a very interactive hour-long Question & Answer session with the Writer Wanju Kase, the two directors Jante Juma & Robert Kamau as well as Kalasha Award-winning Actress Ellah Maina, lead actor in the film Bernard Irungu, cinemaphotographer Shammer Agila and set designer Cynthia Kanario.
The second watch party is scheduled to take place on August 31st and will feature the iconic Nairobi Half-Life on its 10th anniversary.
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