Burungo

Burungo

Domestic title:
Burungo
Category:
Short films
Script:
Dome Karukoski, Pamela Tola
Director:
Dome Karukoski, Pamela Tola
Producer:
Annika Sucksdorff
Year:
2010
FFF support:
€30000
Budget:
€43000
Description:
In shengi, which is the street language used in the slums of Kenya, Burungo means two things; ‘girl’ or ‘merchandise’. This is a story about a family consisting of a mother, a father and six children. The story takes place in one day, during which the two daughters in their early teens try to find the money to buy their Mom a new dress. But earning a dime in the slums of Nairobi is difficult and dangerous.
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