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Joseph Wairimu wins BEST ACTOR at Durban International Film Festival
The cooperation between ONE FINE DAY FILMS and DW Akademie brings two strong partners together which complement each other in their specializations: The DW Akademie as an expert in training media professionals in the international area, ONE FINE DAY FILMS with the competence in production of feature films as well as the networking in the international industry. The One Fine Day Film Workshop team is completed by the Nairobi-based Film Production Company GINGER INK, playing a key role with their valuable creative input & practical local support. African filmmakers telling their own stories, this is what One Fine Day Film Workshop is about. Treasuring African stories and wanting to enable talented filmmakers to reach a larger amount of viewers, the independent film production company ONE FINE DAY FILMS developed with DW Akademie and GINGER INK a training workshop concept called One Fine Day Film Workshop.
NAIROBI HALF LIFE (2012)
Mwas, a young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming an accomplished actor one day, and in pursuit of this, he makes his way to Nairobi, the city of opportunity. He quickly understands whyNairobiis nicknamed Nairrobery as he is bereaved of all his money and belongings and left alone in a city where he doesn’t know a soul. Luck or the lack of it brings Mwas face to face with the city’s criminals and forms a friendship with a small time crook who takes him in. He is quickly drawn into a world of crime as he struggles to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Keeping the two worlds separate proves to be a challenge for Mwas as he steps into this unknown world calledNairobi. This is the story of a young man who despite all odds trudges on in search of his dream. His drive and soft spoken nature are his best resources. His determination is encouraging and he is a true testament that what stand between us and our goals are us.