I AM SAMUEL

SYNOPSIS

Filmed verite style over 5 years, "I am Samuel" is an intimate portrait of a Kenyan man torn between balancing duty to his family with his dreams for his future.

PREMIERE

Complete

YEAR

2020

DURATION

69 minutes

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. I am Samuel is his feature debut.

CREDITS

Produced by WE ARE NOT THE MACHINE

Director/D.O.P: Pete Murimi

Producers: Toni Kamau, Pete Murimi

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