Anne G. Mungaï

Anne G. Mungaï
Film director, Screenwriter
Column : Cinema/tv

Anne G. Mungai (HSC) Film Producer/ Director
MA, CARDIFF University.

Born in Kenya in 1957, Anne G. Mungai had her professional training at the Kenyan Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) and the American Cultural Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. She took further skill development courses in film writing and directing in Germany. She also studied at Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya. She has lectured in film production at KIMC. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Political communication at Cardiff University, UK. Since her first short film Nkomani Clinic in 1980, she has made numerous documentaries, docu-dramas and feature films receiving many awards at various film festivals. Her filmography includes Saikati (1992), Root 1 (1994), Tough Choices (2000), Promise of Love (2000) and many others. -Seoul Women's Film Festival & Africiné.

SUMMARY OF AWARDS WON

1993 FESPACO - UNICEF award for best projection of an African woman's image.
1993 APAC - Association of Professional in Communication Award for best African Woman Director - Burkina Faso
1994 HEAD OF STATE COMMENDATION AWARD (H.S.C)
1994 M-NET - Special Merit Award
1995 FESPACO - Best Video Documentary Award
1996 Chile Embassy - Gabriella Mistral Award
1999 PLAN INTERNATIONAL - Director's Film Award
1999 Zanzibar International Film Festival - Special Jury Director's Award.

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