The documentary tells the story of Boniface Mwangi’s activism


Softie has been nominated for a Peabody Award. The Peabody Awards take place every year. Each Peabody Award is given in the categories of entertainment, documentary, news, podcast/radio, arts, children’s and youth, public service, and multimedia programming. Softie is nominated alongside 18 other documentaries including Disclosure, Crip Camp and Kingdom of Silence to mention a few.

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The film by Sam Soko details the life of Boniface Mwangi as a human rights and political activist. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival early last year where it won “The World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing.”

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The film opened in theatres across Kenya, last year, giving Kenyans the opportunity to watch the documentary. The film has already received amazing reviews from critics around the world including a review by Shadow and Act that lauded the film for its boldness.


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