Showcase Wednesday – Dagoz Gang, Jun. 12 2019 @ Alliance Française

Date: June 12, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Entry: Free


June 6, 2019 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Jam ft. Serro and Lafrique, Jun. 7 2019 @ Goethe Institut – Nairobi

The June edition of the Nairobi Jam concert will feature the amazing Serro and the Kenyan band Lafrique. The pre-concert workshop will be facilitated by Music producer, Saint P.

Please note the timings below:
4pm // Workshop with Saint P // Free Entry
6pm // Concert with Serro and Lafrique // Free Entry

June 6, 2019 at 1:40 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 Leave a comment

Exhibition: Trash to Treasure – The Art of Upcycling, Jun. 5-23 2019 @ Alliance Française

Dates: June 5-23, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française

May 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live: June 2019 Schedule, Every Thursday Evening @ J’s – Westlands

Dates: June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2019
Venue: J’s – Westlands
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

May 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Theatre: Written on the Body, May 30 – June 2 2019 @ Alliance Française

Dates: May 30 – June 2, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française

May 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Y.U.B.U. in Concert, May 29 2019 @ Geco Café – Lavington

Date: May 29, 2019
Venue: Geco Café
Time: 8 pm
No Cover Charge

May 27, 2019 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

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