Subira (Kenya: 2007)

Director

Ravneet Chadha

Cast list

Saada Mohammed

Mwanatum Ahmed

Aisha Mohammed

Babu Hussein

Credits

Writing Credits: Wanjugu Ndirangu, Philip Murungi

Produced by: Kaaya Films

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.