Subira (2007) (Kenya: 2007)

Subira (2007) – a quote from Director Ravneet Chadha

 

Director: Ravneet Chadha

Writing Credits: Wanjugu Ndirangu, Philip Murungi

 

Synopsis:

Subira, 11, is a cheeky young girl raised in an orthodox Muslim community on the remote island of Lamu, Kenya. She dreams of being as free as her brother, but her mother wants her to follow tradition and learn to be an exemplary woman. Subira, however, has other plans. She wants to live by her own rules no matter what people say.

 

Cast:

Saada Mohammed

Mwanatum Ahmed

Aisha Mohammed

Babu Hussein

 

Produced by: Kaaya Films