Ng’endo Mukii further exposes the patriarchy engrained in our society with her film documentary titled ‘Kesho Pia Ni Siku’, which chronicles a Black-owned small business called Kanyoko Fabrics & Designs, run by Njeri Mereka, her mother. Kesho Pia Ni Siku, which means Tomorrow Is Another Day’ in Kiswahili, is part of Stories In Place, a collection of stories that chronicle small businesses as they navigate a world in flux. (from: WaAfrika Online and Okay Africa)
“This is the story of a boy named Kitwana,
A boy who laughed and played,
and went to school,
and did all the things that children do.
One day Kitwana’s life would change and not for the better,
This, however, nobody knew.”
- Ng'endo Mukii
This stylistically daring film audaciously explores the history of exploitation between white men and Aboriginal women, juxtaposing the “first encounter” between colonizers and native women with the attempts of modern urban Aboriginal women to reverse their fortunes.
Set in the year 2044, Night Raiders portrays a post-apocalyptic future where children, considered government property, are separated from their families and (re-)educated in state-run institutions. The film centers on Niska (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers), a Cree woman who joins a resistance movement in an effort to free her daughter from the grips of the military government.
A woman moves back to her rural home town in Manitoba where her brother Modeste has been raising the woman's daughter with his wife.
Through memories and interviews with my family, 'Yellow Fever' reflects on the effect globalization is having on African women's attitudes towards beauty.
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