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Creative Lighting Masterclass

August 12, 2019
Creative Lighting Masterclass by Gregory Kiwo
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Screening of 'BEST FRIENDS FOREVER'

August 6, 2019
Kenyan Movie; Best Friends Forever written and directed by Jenifer Gatero. A Q&A session will follow after the screening.
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Screening of TWO STUDENT

August 7, 2019
Our friends over at the Talent Factory are having a screening for 2 of their students' films tomorrow!If you can make it, we really think you should. These are young talents with great films with the watch.
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SLUM FILM FESTIVAL

August 23, 2019
Screening of 100 films from over 60 countries.
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Creative Lighting Materclasses

August 12, 2019
Sign up for a masterclass that will help you learn the philosophies of image making that sees light as the primary force in imagery. The masterclass is about learning to see and think about light as a photographer or cinematographer does.
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IMARA ROUNDTABLE

July 25, 2019
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES IN URBAN ENVIRONMENT
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SPOTLIGHT IN FILM

July 24, 2019
Cast YOU & YOUR FRIENDS starring INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS, Executive Director EMPIRE INTERNATIONAL, Director ASPIRE
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Insights on Kenya's Creative Industry: Influence Discourse

July 26, 2019
Attention to all the Innovators, Artists -musicians, Cartoonists, Photographers, Illustrators, Storytellers, Writers, Poets, Creatives& all Art Lovers. How can artists contribute to National Issues?Join us & be part of the conversation.
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KITWANA'S JOURNEY

Kitwana's journey is based on a true story a film created by @NgendoMukii If we don't do anything, any child can be Kitwana.
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PathosSansEthos_Play

July 26, 2019
Mental health; the paradox of a blight so little yet so big. It has the potential to wipe out an entire generation.
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Amka Literature Forum : July 2019 Edition

July 25, 2019
Amka is a forum for upcoming writers and literary critics to share and discuss stories, poems and current literature trends with the aim of enhancing their creativity.
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Creative Business & Professional Skills Empowerment Training

July 27, 2019
The Centre for Creative and Cultural Industries (CCCi) of the Technical University of Kenya in collaboration with JENGA CCI of the Goethe-Institut, is running a training program for the creative industries in Nairobi.
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Book reading of Christopher Kloeble's book 'Almost Everything Very Fast'.

July 25, 2019
Kloeble is an award-winning German novelist and scriptwriter who lives in Berlin and New Delhi. 'Almost Everything Very Fast, his U.S. debut, is a sensitive and dramatic family saga and page-turning road novel all in one. Excerpts of the book will be read in English and German.
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Free screening of SOMETHING NECESSARY

July 27, 2019
Free screening of SOMETHING NECESSARY, a film directed by @judykibinge , about a pivotal period in the life of Anne, a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the 2007 post-election violence.
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OPEN MIC FOR POETS

August 4, 2019
Attention to all the Artists, Storytellers,Innovators,Creatives& all Art Lovers. How can artists contribute to National Issues?Join us & be part of the conversation.
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HiiStoryYa - An interactive skills workshop for cultural heritage audiences and enthusiasts

July 20, 2019
Join us as we touch on navigating research, presentation and documentation of cultural heritage material.
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MINIGARAGE

August 17, 2019
MINIGARAGE IS BACK!! This is a miniature version of @cr8vesgarage that aims to engage the younger generation of ages 5 to 12 years by exploring the creativity within them.
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SPECIAL EFFECT MAKE-UP Masterclass

July 30, 2019
@kala_bars presents a Make Up Masterclass focusing on special effects; how to apply quality make up for films, photoshoots and different occasions. The class will be facilitated by John Michuki Kibunguri visual artist.
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The CARROT Co. :  #ARTFORCHANGE

July 26, 2019
Changing the state of the Creative Industry in Kenya is a process that requires continuous engagement by the relevant stakeholders.This would definitely help shape National Discourse.
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World's Best DOCUMENTARIES

July 16, 2019
The State Against Mandela and Others
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CINEMATOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

July 25, 2019
Canon in collaboration with The Bus will be hosting Cinematography Workshop facilitated by Vincenzo Cavallo & Fredrick Ochieng.
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CINEMA SCRIPT WRITING WORKSHOP

July 22, 2019
Canon in collaboration with The Bus will be hosting Cinema Script Writing Workshop facilitated by the award-winning writer & director Mugambi Nthiga.
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CREATIVE INTERMEDIARIES FORUM: Supporting the Creative Industries in Kenya:

September 12, 2019
Understanding and Supporting Creative Economies in Africa : Education, Networks and Policy
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7DAY FILM FESTIVAL- GALA AWARDS

July 12, 2019
The road of the 7 day film challenges ends tonight with the Gala awards ceremony in honor of the creatives.
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ART IN MOTION SHOW

July 16, 2019
Nairobi are you ready for the coolest dance battle ever experienced? The Art in Motion Show is here!
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ART AT THE JUNCTION

July 17, 2019
Hidden Bloom Art Exhibition
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A Free Screening of THE NETFLIX MINI-SERIES

July 13, 2019
The screening is for educational purposes on: rights of a persons arrested, right to fair trial, prison reform, reintegration of former prisoners into the community and role of media in justice.
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MACHAKOS FEST

July 19, 2019
MachaWood presents MachakosFest Short Film Festival
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KATIBA EXHIBITION

July 8, 2019
Kenyan Constitution a graphic/illustrated format by Buni Media (producer of the political satire show The XYZ Show)
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FORCE OF GRAVITTI

July 5, 2019
This event highlights the musical journey of Gravitti Band featuring leading Kenyan artists backed by the Band since 2005.
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DIRECTING Masterclass

July 6, 2019
Do you aspire to be a director? Register for Directing Materclasses with Likarion Wainaina
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HIDDEN BLOOM

July 13, 2019
Art Exhibition with Martin Liam.
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The Write Change Creative Masterclass with Biko Zulu.

July 5, 2019
PAWA's objective for holding this masterclass is to leverage on the potency of creative writing to address socio-economic and political issues in Kenya.
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FILMPRO Series-EA

June 8, 2019
Advanced Editing Masterclass
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CREATIVE WRITING Masterclass

June 8, 2019
Do you dream of becoming a top writer in your region and beyond? Then this class is for you! Sign up for the Creative Writing Masterclass by @nyanchwani
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RAISING A SUN

June 29, 2019
Mufasa the poet, will be releasing his collection of soul uplifting poems at a mini concert.
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Showcase Wednesday ft Walter Koga

June 26, 2019
Walter Koga has been playing the Nyatiti since the age of 15, influenced by his grandfather, a renowned nyatiti player. He also plays the saxophone. He is one of the Spotlight on Kenyan Music finalists from 2007 and his song
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LITERARY CROSSROADS

June 27, 2019
Conversations with African Writers Mugabi Byenkya (Uganda) and Adipo Sidang’ (Kenya).
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UoN Annual Varsity Theatre Festival

June 28, 2019
'Botched' a tragicomedy play showcased by the winners of the 2019 National Drama Festivals, UON School of Law among performances by UNTT.
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"THE GOOD GUY" auditions.

June 22, 2019
CASTING CALL Legacy One Productions will be holding auditions for a new TV Drama Series titled "The Good Guy".
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INTERNATIONAL INVENTORIES PROGRAMME

June 25, 2019
2nd Object Movement Dialogue, a public forum that allows for discussion into the corpus of Kenyan cultural objects abroad.
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ARTISTIC ENCOUNTERS

June 26, 2019
2nd Edition of #ArtisticEncounters with Kenyan artist Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Sereetse from Botswana.
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IMARA ROUNDTABLE

June 27, 2019
Skill and The Future of The Creative Industry
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ART AT THE JUNCTION

June 19, 2019
An amazing exhibition and sale of Art, Music, Poetry, Readings by Creative Garage.
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Storytime at the Library

June 22, 2019
We immerse ourselves in story worlds with Wangari the storyteller.
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Screening of Ouaga Girls

June 18, 2019
#Docuboxpresents brings you Ouaga Girls by film director Theresa Traore Dahlberg
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INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION SEMINAR

June 13, 2019
This seminar, Africa Rising: Realizing Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing Leader in the 21st Century, builds on discussions from the ground-breaking event held in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018.
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CIRQUE DE L’AFRIQUE – NAIROBI EDITION

June 20, 2019
Germany's Afro House duo Freak de l’Afrique is coming to Nairobi this June as part of a broader tour supported by the Goethe-Institut.
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Screening of MANDABI & SEMBENE.

June 14, 2019
Screening of Ousmane Sembene’s classic 1968 satire MANDABI & the award-winning, internationally acclaimed documentary SEMBENE.
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Pitch Presentation

June 12, 2019
This is an opportunity for the creatives in the Filming sector to network.It is a Pitch Presentation of ten Kenyan Feature films, Tv series and documentaries. ‍
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Meet the Author

June 15, 2019
This Saturday come get creative insight from two authors about their newest works, their creative process and the value of writing, along with purchasing a pair of awesome books as the first Authors Day kicks off.
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'A Dangerous Son' Free Screening

June 14, 2019
Free screening of 'A Dangerous Son' a Film on mental health by Maina Denis Wanjohi
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IMARA ROUNDTABLE

May 29, 2019
OPPORTUNITIES FOR COOPERATION IN FILM, TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA
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Screening of 'History of Film in Kenya'

May 22, 2019
In collaboration with Simba Vision Ltd, Twaweza Communications produced "The History of Film in Kenya 1909-2009". This documentary won the 2010 Kalasha award for Best Documentary.This documentary captures the development of film in Kenya over 100 years and is an important educational tool.
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ON DEFIANCE - ART AS SOCIAL COMMENTARY

March 20, 2019
This forum will discuss on the impact Protest Music has had in Kenya. Performance will be done by Juliani, George Ndiritu and Labdi.
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KENYA-GERMANY SYMPOSIUM : Gaming, E-Sports, VR/AR and Entertainmen

March 23, 2019
The Kenya-Germay Symposium organized by Goethe-Institut aims to give an in-depth focus on conversations which provide opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between Kenya’s and Germany’s firms and organisations, and hopes to implement a platform for international exchange, knowledge transfers and cooperation.
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KENYA-GERMANY SYMPOSIUM : Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property

March 23, 2019
The Kenya-Germany Symposioum organized by Goethe-Institut Kenya aims to give an in-depth focus on conversations which provide opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between Kenya’s and Germany’s firms and organisations, and hopes to implement a platform for international exchange, knowledge transfers and cooperation.
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KENYA-GERMANY SYMPOSIUM : Cooperation in Film, TV and digital media

March 22, 2019
The Kenya - Germany Symposium organized by the Goethe-Institut Kenya aims to give an in-depth focus on conversations which provide opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between Kenya’s and Germany’s firms and organisations, and hopes to implement a platform for international exchange, knowledge transfers and cooperation.
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KENYA-GERMANY SYMPOSIUM : Skills for the Future of Creative Industries

March 22, 2019
The Kenya-Germany Symposium organized by the Goethe-Institut Kenya aims to give an in-depth focus on conversations which provide opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between Kenya’s and Germany’s firms and organisations, and hopes to implement a platform for international exchange, knowledge transfers and cooperation.
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Copyright Training for Book Authors and Software Developers

February 22, 2019
Training book authors and software developers on leveraging copyright
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Inter-generational Dialogue Forum on Music

October 30, 2018
The Inter-generational Dialogue Forum on music organized by the Creative Economy Working Group is a knowledge sharing opportunity about the sector. It is a conversation of what has been going on in the music scene in order to better appreciate the evolution of Kenyan music and to explore its future trends.
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Book Bunk Tours

October 20, 2018
Every 2nd Saturday of the month, The Book Bunk invites you to share your ideas about how libraries can serve as centres of engagement and foster public discourse. We will be hosting monthly tours of the McMillan Memorial Library tour and invite you to learn about the main library, its collections and branches as well as our restoration project. The tours are guided but the experience is casual and informal.
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