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Pop-up Cinema/Screening: Free Solo by Unseen Nairobi, Sept. 14 2019 @ Alpha Fit Gym – Ngong Road

Date: September 14, 2019
Venue: Alpha Fit gym, Ngong Road
Tickets: Available, here

Unseen Nairobi is popping up again to screen the multi award winning FREE SOLO.

“FREE SOLO is less about climbing than it is about living. An extraordinary gift to everyone who believes that the limit of human achievement is far from being reached.” THE NEW YORK TIMES

Please join us at the appropriate setting, Alpha Fit gym on Ngong Road to experience this epic feature this September, Saturday 14th. The doors open from 6 pm for sundowners and pizza, and the screening starts at 8pm.

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock … the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope.

Another unusual location with music, sundowners and fresh pizza from the charcoal oven, we can’t wait to see you all there!


September 9, 2019 at 12:21 pm Leave a comment

Screening: Monday Movie Night with Mugambi Nthiga – The New School Vol. 1, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 2019 @ K1 Klub House – Parklands

Dates: September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 2019
Venue: K1 Klub House – Parklands
Time: 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Entry: Free

The New School: Vol.1, five films that have revealed fresh new voices and expressions and showed us a different way to make cinema in the 90’s and early 2000’s.

If your favorite film or filmmaker is missing, it’s likely we have stored up for future editions or we’re reserving a whole month just for them.

September 9, 2019 at 12:18 pm Leave a comment

Screening: Heart Attack (Presented by the Royal Thai Embassy), Aug. 27 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date: August 27, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

Presented by the Royal Thai Embassy

August 26, 2019 at 11:59 am Leave a comment

Screening: Les Regles du Jeu, Aug. 12 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date: August 12, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: from 6 pm
Entry: Free

The film tells the story of four young people with no qualifications in search of a job. For six months, the coaches of a placement agency will teach them the behaviour and language required in today’s world to be able to land a job.

August 1, 2019 at 2:20 pm Leave a comment

Movie Night hosted by Mugambi Nthiga, Every Monday @ K1 Klub House – Parklands

Dates: Every Monday
Venue: K1 Klub House
Time: 7:30PM – 10:30PM
Charges: Free

This month’s Movie Night Monday will be screening Meryl Streep’s classics, hosted by Mugambi Nthiga.

BOGOF on beers, shots and wine by the glass! It doesn’t get better than this!
See you there!

August 1, 2019 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment

Screening: 2 Automnes, 3 Hivers by Sebastien Batbeder, Aug. 5 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date: August 5, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: from 6 pm
Entry: Free

A quirky indie that follows the travails of three 30-something Parisians suffering through the usual love squabbles and existential crises, not to mention some major medical malfunctions.

August 1, 2019 at 2:17 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Film Festival, June 6-16 2019 @ Prestige Plaza – Ngong Road

The NBO Film Fest (Nairobi Film Festival) is back for its third year. It will be happening from 6th June 2019 to 16th June 2019 at Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya. The Festival will feature films from Kenyan, African, Afro-Latin and Afro-Caribbean cinema.

Dates: June 6-16, 2019
Venue: Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road
Tickets are available on

This year, the schedule will include:

– Lusala, directed by Mugambi Nthiga
– Adama, directed by Simon Rouby
– Cook Off, directed by Tomas Brickhill
– Subira, directed by Sippy Chadha
– City Of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund
– Keteke, directed by Peter Sedufia
– Miriam Miente, directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada
– Talking About Trees, directed by Suhaib Gasmelbari
– Yuli, directed by Icíar Bollaín
– The Tokoloshe, directed by Jerome Pikwane
– Sew The Winter To My Skin, directed by Dom Pedro
– Liyana, directed by Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp
– Akasha, directed by Hajooj Kuka
– Mercy of the Jungle, director Joël Karekezi
– The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia, directed by Arturo Infante
– Five Fingers for Marseilles, directed by Michael Matthews
– The Burial of Kojo, directed by Blitz “The Ambassador” Bazawule

The festival will also include:

– A Selection Of Short Films curated by NBO Film Fest
– Shorts, Shorts and Shots, a selection of short films curated by Docubox

Download NBO Film Festival Programme 2019 (Pdf).

Co-founded by film director Mbithi Masya and producer Sheba Hirst, The NBO Film Fest wants to revitalise cinema-going culture in Nairobi as a critical means of contributing to the growth of a healthy film industry in Kenya. The festival began to do that in the last three years by presenting exceptional films from around the world that are rarely presented in Nairobi’s mainstream cinema and showing the best made Kenyan films in a lively festival format.

Lusala, a film directed by Mugambi Nthiga, produced by One Fine Day Films and Ginger Ink Films will make its world premiere at the festival. This will be continuing a tradition that started in the 2017 premiere of Kati Kati by Mbithi Masya and was followed by the 2018 premiere Supa Modo by Likarion Wainaina.

May 28, 2019 at 2:15 pm 1 comment

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