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The salon will be from 4:30pm to 7:00pm and entrance is free.
Wanuri Kahiu is a Kenyan film director. She has received several awards and nominations for the films which she directed, including the awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009. Has made 5 films to date including FROM A WHISPER (2008), which received a total of twelve nominations and earned five awards at the 5th African Movie Academy Awards in 2009, FOR OUR LAND (a documentary about the Late Wangari Maathai) and PUMZI (2009) a short science fiction film.
Jinna Mutune is a native of Kenya Africa. She is a multi-cultural film-maker who has directed and produced short films, music videos and theatrical plays both in America and Africa.
A young, energetic rising star, whose academic background includes a Degree from the world renowned and heavily accredited South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance [AFDA, Cape Town, South Africa] and a course in Film Studies from the Houston Community College in Texas, USA.
Jinna’s idealist spirit means that she is future focused with an eye on achieving her potential. This is why 10years down the road, Leo has gone from an idea to a dream to a reality. Her temperament allows her to promote personal growth and to push herself beyond limits where most others would give up. A go-getter by nature she is the primary driver as well as creative mind behind Leo. You can find more about the movie here: http://leothemovie.com/
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About Shravan Vidyarthi
Shravan Vidyarthi is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer based in New York City, and his native Nairobi, Kenya.
His films have appeared on PBS Television, and at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and at MOMA and The Metropolitan Museum in New York. His photography work has focused on Somali refugees in Northern Kenya, and humanitarian initiatives in The Republic of Congo. He has been a guest lecturer at Vassar College, NYU and Barnard College and a Teaching assistant at Harlem Children’s Zone.
Shravan will also showcasing his award winning film “African Lens – The Story of Priya Ramrakha” Priya was one of Kenya’s first photojournalists, and one of the first Africans to shoot for Life, once America’s most famous picture magazine and was killed at the age of 33 in Biafra Nigeria.
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Date: April 5, 2012
Venue: Pawa254 Hub
Refreshments will be served
PAWA254 Masterclass will be hosted by Director of News & Programmes from Al Jazeera Kiswahili, Mohammed Adow.
Mohammed Adow, based in Nairobi, has more than 10 years of experience reporting from across Africa. He has filed exclusive reports for Al Jazeera about the Ogaden fighters who have been battling to achieve an autonomous state in eastern Ethiopia. He has also reported from the Rift Valley and elsewhere in Kenya about the post-election violence that rocked the nation, and covered the ongoing conflicts in Somalia and Sudan.