Ras Star

  • 27'
  • Kenya
  • 2006
The teenage rapper Amani lives with her devout Islamic uncle and aunt in Nairobi and secretly practices for a talent contest. Her brother Abdosh wants to be her manager. However they become involved with the criminal activities of a local gangster.



Director
Wanuri Kahiu
Countries of production
Kenya, South Africa
Production Year
2006
Festival Edition
IFFR 2008
Length
27'
Medium
DV cam PAL
Language
Swahili
Producers
Anna Marano, Lorna Irungu
Production Companies
Dada Productions, Siwa Communications
Sales
Dada Productions
Website
http://www.dadaproductions.net/ras_star