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kenyan film 'the tales of the accidental city' to show at durban international film festivals

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TALES OF THE ACCIDENTAL CITY

by Helvine Achieng July 2, 2021

Kenyans will now be able to watch 'Tales of the Accidental City' at the Durban International Film Festival.The captivating film had already debudded  at international film festivals in New York, San Francisco, and Cannes.

 

The film 'The tales of the accidental city' is  created out of the daily struggles Nairobians go through .It stars Eddy Kimani, Mercy Mutisya, Lorella Jowi, Martina Ayoro and Tana Kioko. The Film  lets us glimpse into the lives of four Kenyans that are trying to heal from the past.


The film is  written and directed by Maïmouna Jallow, a creative storyteller who's also skilled in visual performances that include a global one-woman show of 'The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives', based on a popular Nigerian novel, written by Lola Shoneyin.


The film is a big success considering the audio play rehearsals were done over Zoom.The Durban International Film Festival is running from 22 July- 1st August 2021.


The film's first  world premiere was held at the San Francisco International Film Festival in April.



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