Curtain raising - musicians in East Africa

59 min.DK/Documentary

Flavaboy is a young and determined artist growing up in the harshest of Nairobi's ghettos. Flavaboy is trying his hardest to forge an image and career for himself, spending his waking hours persuading promoters to give him a chance to perform for free and keeping himself on good terms with the well-established young superstars of the flourishing Nairobi music scene. He is a 17 year-old man who doesn't know where his next meal is coming from when he wakes up in the morning. Naturally, his main concern is to make it out of the ghetto, so that one day his own children will have a decent life...
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Curtain raising - musicians in East Africa
Danish title Curtain raising - musicians in East Africa
Keywords Musicians, Kenya, Africa
Director Andreas Johnsen, Lotte Folke Kaarsholm
Director of Photography Andreas Johnsen
Editor Yrsa Wedel
Production country Denmark
Production company Rosforth
Technical info color, Sound
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15


Production company Rosforth


Direction Andreas Johnsen
Direction Lotte Folke Kaarsholm


Cinematography Andreas Johnsen


Editing Yrsa Wedel

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