An interview with Soul Boy director Hawa Essuman

17 Sep 2010

7 mins
An interview with Soul Boy director Hawa Essuman

Reporter Sarah interviews Soul Boy's co-director, Hawa Essuman. Set in Nairobi, Kenya, when 14 year-old Abila's father becomes ill and delirious, Abila is shocked and confused but wants to help his father and goes in search of a suitable cure. When he discovers a witch in the darkest corner of the ghetto, she gives him seven challenging tasks to save his father's lost soul. Abila embarks on an adventurous journey which leads him right through the microcosm of his home town.

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