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Year of Production
2003
Director
Angelo Loy
Format
DV
Length
57 min

TV Slum

by Angelo Loy

Synopsis

Ndjoroge is twentytwo years old, he sleeps in the discharge and tries desperately to save some money to go and find his mother  Kiki, an ex-champion of martial arts, e dreams about rehabilitating a group of street kids through the discipline of Tae Kwon Do. Margareth no longer has her hut, demolished by bulldozers on the eve of her wedding, and now she has to sleep out in the open.... “TV SLUM, small African directors” is a film entirely filmed by eight Nairobi street kids, the result of three months of work between the shanty towns of the Kenyan capital. A multitude of expressions looks into their shots to describe these epic street stories, denounce injustices and sing he joy of their existence. In the hands of the kids the camera represented isn’t only a means of knowledge and denounce, but it becomes an original

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Crew

  • Director Angelo Loy
  • Subject Giulio Cederna, Angelo Loy
  • In collaboration with John Muiruri
  • Editor Aline Hervè
  • Production Amref, Fandango
  • In association with Indigo Film
  • In collaboration with Tele+
  • Executive Producers Francesca Cima, Nicola Giuliano

Awards

  • Video&Digital Best Picture
  • African Cine Week Audience Award
  • Mediterraneo Video Festival Special Mention
  • 4FF Special Mention

Festival Participations

  • Bellaria Film Festival
  • Video&Digital
  • Roma Film Festival
  • African Cine Week
  • Mediterraneo Video Festival
  • Premio Libero Bizzarri - DOC Film Festival
  • 4FF