The Kenya Film Commission has announced the nominees for the 6th edition of the “My Kenya My Story” mobile film competition.

The short film competition is part of the commission’s commitment to growing Kenya’s film industry. The aim is to promote the application of affordable technology in telling stories. As such, all eligible films were shot on mobile phones.

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The award ceremony for the mobile phone film competition is scheduled to take place on June 9, 2023. Voting is currently ongoing for the 13 nominees.

The nominees are as follows:-

Hey Siri by Josh Okalo                                                        

Mheshimiwa Githukia by Peris Njoki                      

Olive Branch by Maureen Mureithi                              

The Peace Maker by Bobby Owuor                            

Post Ndogo by Irene Wairimu  

Shikamoo Mama by Paita Bakari                                  

The Concord by Brian Nabiswa & Wanja Kamanda          

The Epiphany by Scholastica Thitai      

The Loop by Artsy Solomon                                              

The Other One by Njenga Mbugua                                

Think Twice by Eastmond Mwenda                                

The Winner by Rodgers Liambiria                                  

Uhasama by June Wairegi                                                   

The theme for this year’s competition is “Promoting peace, tolerance and conflict resolution”. Winners will be awarded with cash prizes as follows;

Winner- Ksh 200,000.00

1st Runners up- Ksh 150,000.00

2nd Runners up- Ksh 100,000.00

Jury mention-Ksh 50,000.00

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