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Young Movie Enthusiasts to Showcase Work at 96th Lola Kenya Screen

Andega Fred Wendo, writer of DYSLEXIA, at workSome eight months after a group of young people interested in the 7th Art came together to create movies, they are ready to showcase their creativity for peer review.

The group, known as Theluji Africa Productions, shall present two of their productions during the 96th Lola Kenya Screen film forum (LKSff) in Nairobi on October 31, 2016 at 5:45 PM.

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LKSff—one of the five programmes of Lola Kenya Screen movie platfiorm for children and youth in eastern Africa—is organised by ComMattersKenya communications consultancy in collaboration with Goethe-Institut and in association with ArtMatters.Info cultural journalism and criticism in Africa publication and IPO-Eastern Africa network for community developers in eastern Africa. LKSff has since its founding in 2005 been held every month at Goethe-Institut in the Nairobi CBD.

Among the movies to be screened and discussed followed by networking shall be DYSLEXIA; the work of writer Andega Fred Wendo and director Robert Mogendi Machoka created in September 2016. The movie was partly inspired by one of their friends who suffered from TMJ and had to use a Sleep Right Dental Guard when sleeping.

As per tradition, the crew and cast of the movies in the programme shall be in the house to introduce their work, field questions and network with movie enthusiasts.

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Movie enthusiasts network at a Lola Kenya Screen film forumThe aims of LKSff are to build capacity in the movie sector of Kenya and eastern Africa; and to help turn movie-making in the region into a sustainable industry.

Godana Halake of Theluji Africa Productions signs Visitors' Book at Lola Kenya ScrenLKSff deals with all sorts of short moving images: Public Service Announcements (PSAs), Commercials, Animations, Experimentals, Avant-Garde, Documentaries, Music Videos, and Fictions.

The programme of every LKSff consists of ExpertSpeak; Screening; Discussion; and Networking.

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A training platform for moviemakers, event programmers/presenters, public speakers/discussion moderators, journalists/critics, promoters/marketers and resource-mobilisers— LKSff is often one of the first, if not the only one, places where new films can be seen and young talent spotted. The films are shown in a quiet environment so you will not need to carry noise cancelling ear plugs.

LKSff is not only the most useful but also the most consistent and longest running movie platform on the Nairobi arts and entertainment calendar over the past 11 years!

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