Talk about binge-watching on the weekend, the Kenyan film industry is doing its level best when it comes to consistency on the Netflix platform.
Another Kenyan romantic drama feature film, " Nafsi" has managed to get on Netflix and will premiere on November 8th, 2022.
Nafsi is a film about a lady, Aisha, and her husband struggling to conceive, but when the situation worsens, Aisha seeks assistance from her best friend to become her surrogate. This step she takes puts their friendship in jeopardy.
The film features some of the most popular casts, Catherine Kamau, Mumbi Maina, Alfred Munyua, and Alex Khayo.
This has sparked beautiful reactions from local content Netflix lovers.
Here are some of those comments:
kirwaoNice... I hope it is a thriller that will churn our intestines... 👏
Kenyan directors such as Nick Mutuma and Reuben Odanga have managed to stay consistent when it comes to keeping the fire burning on the international film platform.
They have been able to highlight issues affecting our society and many can relate well to the storyline.
Some of the films that have made it to Netflix are:
Starring Ellah Maina and Sam Psenjen, this is an emotional teen-drama film produced and directed by popular actor, Nick Mutuma.
The plot highlights the life of a happy high school graduate whose dreams, expectations, passion and confidence are shaken when family and relationship drama put her plans for the future in doubt.
Starring Robert Ageng’o, this is a suspenseful thriller film produced by Sense Play production house.
It revolves around the story of a group of death row prisoners who are trapped in a prison bus that crashes in a forest on a rainy night.
Their misery is worsened as they battle wild animals and a mysterious killer who lurks in the shadows.
is a romantic comedy film featuring the ever lovely Brenda Wairimu and handsome Nick Mutuma as the main cast.
The storyline is about a group of singletons stumbling through the wild dating scene in Nairobi, as two friends wonder if their relationship is more than platonic.
Streaming giant Netflix has announced its first Kenyan-licensed branded series, Country Queen, that will begin streaming from Friday July 15, 2022.
Country Queen is a family drama series that tells the story of ordinary Kenyans fighting against a corporate power that threatens to destroy their homes and lives.
It features Nini Wacera, Blessing Lung'aho, and Melissa Kiplagat.
The plot focuses on a Nairobi event planner who returns to her village after 10 years, where she confronts her past — and a mining company that threatens to destroy her home. Also, child abuse has been highlighted here.
The 2012 Kenyan drama film directed by David "Tosh" Gitonga, starring Joseph Wairimu, Olwenya Maina, Shix Kapyenga, Mugambi Nthiga, was selected as the Kenyan entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards but did not make the final shortlist.
The film was seen as a trailblazer that dared expose some of the most sinister and seedy sides of crime in the city.
It was praised for giving a realistic portrayal of the painful struggle to survive in Nairobi.
The film celebrated its 10th anniversary, on 22nd October 2022, after being debuted on Netflix.
The Captain Of Nakara:
This is a 2012 comedy film, starring Joel Otukho and Lucy Wangui, centers around a small-time thug recently released from prison.
The charming con continues his deceptive ways of pretending to be a successful man. He tries hiding his past to marry the woman of his dreams, who is a preacher’s daughter.
Poacher is a crime, thriller, and social issue-based short film directed by Tom Whitworth, starring Brian Ogola and Davina Leonard.
It tells the story of a daring farmer who runs into trouble after stealing illicit ivory from a group of international terrorists and must now elude them to survive.
The film seeks to highlight the significant international issue of the illegal ivory trade by addressing the plight of Africa's endangered elephant population
Just in time:
a comedy-drama starring Sarah Hassan and Stycie Waweru.
The film is about how life changes for a bookstore clerk when she finds herself taking care of her cousin’s witty 11-year-old daughter.