The Legend Of Ngong Hills

Director: Kwame Nyong’o
2011, Kenya
English
Animated short / 10 minutes

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Based on a Maasai folktale, this is the story of a giant cave-dwelling ogre who frequently raids a nearby village, carrying away its inhabitants for food. One day, however, he falls in love with a beautiful maiden—and finally meets his match!

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Kwame Nyong’o is an animator and illustrator from Nairobi, Kenya. He has been involved in several animation training and production initiatives, including UNESCO’s Africa Animated! project, and the Tinga Tinga Tales children’s TV series, which screened at the ttff/10. He also directs and produces short films and commercials.

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This film is presented in association with the Zanzibar International Film Festival and supported by the Commonwealth Foundation.

Sat 01 Oct 7.00pm, Community Centre, Calder Hall, Tobago

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
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