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Sungura premieres in Kenya

Events  /  2nd December 2021

Sungura, a short film that creates awareness on dealing with disability and sexuality, had its premiere at Prestige Cinema on Friday, September 10.

Sungura is the story of Kemunto, a young woman living with a disability who wants to buy a vibrator from a sex - auntie at a bridal shower, but she must confront other women at the party who believe she is non-sexual because she uses a wheelchair. The film was written and directed by Lydia Matata and produced by Ivy Kiru.

Congratulations are in order for the entire cast and crew for bringing to life such an amazing story on inclusive sexuality in such a bold, empowering, and colorful way.

The film has already bagged some accolades such as The African Film Festival 2020 and has recently been selected for The Malatesta Short Film Festival in Italy and The Cannes Internationsl Pan African Film Festival.

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