Subira (2007) (Kenya: 2007)

Subira (2007) – a quote from Director Ravneet Chadha


Director: Ravneet Chadha

Writing Credits: Wanjugu Ndirangu, Philip Murungi



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.



Saada Mohammed

Mwanatum Ahmed

Aisha Mohammed

Babu Hussein


Produced by: Kaaya Films