Kenyan film ‘Cash Cow’ to screen at Cannes 2022

The film was picked as part of the 48H Film Project.

Kenyan film by Kimani Waweru will screen at this year’s Cannes Film Festival scheduled from 17th to 28th May.

The short film, Cash Cow, which has a run time of 8 minutes, will screen under the 48H Film Project at the Short Film Corner. Written and directed by Kimani Waweru, the film stars Steve Gitau and Auudi Rowa.

Cash Cow will screen, in that category, alongside one other African film from South Africa by Deevet Van Rooyen.

Cannes Short Film Corner

The short film corner is a forum dedicated to short films from around the world at the heart of the film market in the non-competitive section. Its aim is to help connect new filmmakers to industry players from around the world. For five days participants take part in a five-day program that includes, workshops and panels about the intricacies of the film industry.

About 48HFP

The Nairobi 48H Film Project is a competition that invites filmmakers to compete at making the best short film in 48 hours. Open to all filmmakers, participants are required to write, shoot, and edit a short film in two days and present it at a select screening event.

The 48 Hour Film Project has been a Cannes partner for the last few years, featuring a small selection of the top 48HFP films from around the world as a part of the Short Film Corner.


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