BBC SUICIDE STORIES

SYNOPSIS

BBC Africa Eye has been to Nyandarua County in central Kenya where 70 people – almost all of them men - killed themselves last year. Peter Murimi investigates why this is happening.

PREMIERE

Broadcast on BBC Africa Eye in 2019

YEAR

2019

DURATION

12 minutes 30 seconds

THE DIRECTOR

Peter Murimi

Peter Murimi is a multiple award-winning Kenyan TV documentary director focusing on hard-hitting social issues, from extra-judicial killings to prostitution. He recently won the 2019 Rory Peck award for news feature camerawork. He won the CNN Africa Journalist of the year award for his intimate documentary about Female Genital Mutilation among his Kuria community, “Walk to Womanhood” (2004). Pete, now based in London, currently works for BBC Africa Eye, for whom he has filmed and directed stories about suicide and sex trafficking.

CREDITS

Produced by WE ARE NOT THE MACHINE

for BBC Africa Eye

Director/D.O.P: Pete Murimi

Producer: Toni Kamau

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