A couple of weeks ago, David McKenzie and his CNN team visited Kibera Film School.
He did this story for CNN Prime.
On Tuesday 2 February 2010, Kibera Film School was more than delighted to welcome a large delegation of administrators from the University of Minnesota USA. Their visit to Kibera demonstrated the commitment of the University of Minnesota to actively engage in the fostering international exchange and understanding. What a pleasure to have the opportunity to be
We look forward to sharing our films with you in Minnesota! Keep in touch!
On Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010, the CNN television crew, headed by David McKenzie,followed us through Kibera to the location where the Kibera Film School trainees were filming a scene for a short fictional film.
A member of the CNN crew commented that she was impressed by the technical competence of the Kibera Film School trainees. She noted that other film schools in Kenya generally are theoretical offering little hands-on experience. (photo: DAvid McKenzie, CNN correspondent, Josphat Keya and Evans Kangethe, Kibera Film School with another member of the CNN team)
It was a moment of joy for the Kibera Film School trainees as they were happy that they were to be viewed worldwide on what they are doing at school, their aims and ambitions. CNN’s visit will bring welcome publicity that will show the world that the youth from the slums are exposing their talents through media and art.
The segment aired on CNN prime in the USA on Saturday 30 Jan 2010.
on CNN Prime. here is the transcript… http://tinyurl.com/yg4aqb5
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