• Watatu
Genre : Thriller
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015

Salim (Ali Mlatso) is a gentle, generous and loving husband who works hard to support his family. But is he doing enough to guide his nephew?

Set and filmed entirely in Mombassa, this film and community project examines the relationships between different communities and cultures, the anger and radicalisation of young people, and the solutions that can be found to unite them.

Kenya, 2015, Feature

starring Ali Mlatso, Benson Obiva, Said Muhsin, Angie Magio, Aisha Mwajumlah and Regina Lewa

directed by Nick Reding

Produced by Ali Mlatso, Nick Reding, Krysteen Savane and Louis Brooke.

Salim (Ali Mohamed Mlatso)
Yusuf (Said Muhsin)
Jack (Benson Obiva)
Nana (Angie Magio),
Doreen (Carolyne Rita Mutua),

Production : S.A.F.E. Kenya, Nairobi

RELEASE: Watch WATATU at the Planet Media Cinema, Prestige Plaza from the 5th June 2015.


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  • 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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