Thursday Movie Night @ Goethe: Journeys
Thu, Apr 2. 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Goethe-Institut Tanzania 63 Alykhan Road, Upanga Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Nairobi Half Life
Director Tosh Gitonga
Kenya/Germany 2012, 96 minutes
NAIROBI HALF LIFE is the story of the young, aspiring actor Mwas from rural Kenya who dreams of success in the big city. In order to make this dream come true, Mwas sets off for Nairobi, the city of endless opportunities. His possessions are stolen and he finds himself alone in a city, where he doesn’t know a single soul. Mwas befriends a young gang leader and gets roped into a world of violence and theft. Nevertheless, he still tries to fulfil his dream of becoming an actor. But whilst he is fighting for survival, it proves increasingly difficult to keep the two worlds apart.
Extra: Grilled Sausage (Bratwurst) and a Cash Bar with asorted cold drinks
Extra extra: playback list with selected music genres - choice of the day!
Remember: you can also meet interesting new people and old friends.