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KIBERA FILM SCHOOL'S 5TH GRADUATION CEREMONY- 1ST MARCH 2014

Gerald Langiri
February 25 / 2014

Hot Sun Foundation, home to (Kibera Film School, Kibera TV and Hot Sun Productions ) trains youth in filmmaking as writers, actors, directors, location scouts, designers, camera people, sound technicians, editors, and promoters. Hot Sun Foundation focuses on the undiscovered talent among youth in urban slums and other marginalized communities in East Africa.

Their vision is to have a social transformation through art and media while their mission is to identify and develop youth talent in East Africa
to tell their stories on film. Hot Sun Foundation has been training youth, making short films and screening films throughout East Africa, including Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for the past six years.  It has successfully hosted local film festival’s; mass open air screenings that have reached over 30,000 people and training in filmmaking, acting, scriptwriting, and street theatre.

Over 60% of their graduates are working in the Kenyan and international media industry, including such organizations as Citizen TV and CNN. They have worked for two consecutive years with the French Embassy and the Spanish Embassy in Nairobi in organizing the first ever film festival that focused on stories from and about urban slums - the Slum Film Festival.

KIBERA FILM SCHOOL in Nairobi, Kenya is the only comprehensive hands-on film training and production center in an East African slum. Youth trainees at KIBERA FILM SCHOOL develop their talents, tell their stories, become role models and thereby transform their communities. KIBERA FILM SCHOOL is open to all youth passionate about learning film. We have trainees from many communities in Nairobi and beyond.

Kibera Film school

KIBERA FILM SCHOOL began in August 2009. To date over 60 youth have successfully completed the five month full time comprehensive Foundation in Filmmaking course.

KIBERA FILM SCHOOL short films have won many prizes, including at the International Family Film Festival, California, USA and Filamu International Student Film Festival, Nairobi, Kenya.

KIBERA FILM SCHOOL will be having their 5th graduation at:

Venue:  Rowallan Camp, behind Jamhuri show grounds
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 1:30-4pm.
Free parking available.

Join us for an afternoon with special guests, raffle, film screenings and cultural events.

You can RSVP through Aida Achieng(project co-ordinator) tel:   0710624638  or email: kiberafilmschool@gmail.com

Skype: kiberafilmschool
GTalk:  kiberafilmschool
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Hot Sun Foundation,
Olympic, Kibera
P.O. Box 30933
Nairobi 00100
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Office Landline:                 +254 20 251 6909
Office Safaricom:               +254 710 624 638
Personal Cel:                     +254 710 554 606

Company Website                                   Http://www.hotsunfoundation.org
Hot Sun Films Website:                          Http://www.hotsunfilms.com
Togetherness Supreme Website:         Http://www.togethernesssupreme.com
Togetherness Supreme Blog:                Http://kiberakid.blogspot.com
Buy Kibera Kid DVD:                               Http://www.buykiberakid.com
Kibera Film School:                                 Http://kiberafilmschool.blogspot.com

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