Don't Cry Child of Africa (Usilie Mototo wa Afrika)

Ne pleurez pas, les enfants d'Afrique (Usilie Mototo wa [...]
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Usilie Mototo wa Afrika
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1993
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 42 (in minutes)

Looking for her mother who left the house because of the economic difficulties caused by her husband's alcoholism, a young girl learns the harsh living conditions of many children living in the street of Nairobi these days. Through the eyes of this fictional character, you discover the real life of these kids who walk around begging, sniffing glue on the city streets, eating out of garbage and running the constant risk of being harassed or raped. The young girl desperately wants to keep on studying to avoid this tragic fate.

Director: Anne G. Mungai
Production: Joyana Films Limited, UNICEF, DSR, Inc.
Distributor: DSR
Format: PAL Videocassette 

MICA 1995 - TV-Video Competition Selection - Jury's Award of Excellence


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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