• Mdudu Boy

    Directed by Ella Smith
    UK/Kenya | 20 minutes | Opening Night, Shorties Rule!

2016 ShortFest Archive

A small Kenyan boy with big ambitions gets a lucky break in this energetic and enormously charming film.


Opening Night

Major award winners from the world’s top film festivals make up this delightful package of films—designed to spotlight the most talented emerging international directors. Followed by a reception at LuLu California Bistro.

Shorties Rule!

This family-friendly program features animated and live-action stories of children from all across our world and into the realm of the imagination, from a Moroccan rooftop to a high school cafeteria to the other side of the looking glass. Aimed at children 10 and up. Some films are subtitled.

film details

Country: UK/Kenya
Year: 2016
Running Time: 20 minutes
Language: Swahili
Subtitles: Yes
Display Format: DCP - 2D
Director: Ella Smith
Producers: Dominic Tighe
Principal Cast: Bahati Baraka, Antonina Akinyi, Floria Atieno, Betty Mbuche, Modi Juma, Johansen Owino, Ronald Ngala, Cindy Mbae, Mohammed Mwangale Kazungu, Oliver Musembi, Victor Wanyama
Cinematographers: Michael Lebor
Editor: Dylan Quirt
Music: Alex Baranowski
Screenwriter: Ella Smith
Website: www.mduduboy.co.uk

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