• Netflix offers subscription-based video on demand from a library of films and television series, 40% of which is Netflix original programming produced in-house.
We take a look at Kenyan films that have in 2020 and 2021 featured on Netflix.
Netflix, Inc. is an American pay television over-the-top media service and original programming production company.
It offers subscription-based video on demand from a library of films and television series, 40% of which is Netflix original programming produced in-house.
Below are the films that are currently showcased on Netflix
The poacher revolves around issues on the illegal ivory trade and was filmed in Tsavo West National Park.
The Kenyan/British short film tells the story of a daring farmer who steals illicit ivory from a group of international terrorists and must elude their dangerous and deadly games.
It won the Best Short Film award at the 8th Kalasha TV & Film Awards and bagged nominations for the Best Director, Best Director of Photography, Best Supporting Actor in a Film, and Best Actor in a Film.
Sarah Hassan plays the role of Muthoni, a young lady who has just lost her job and is seeking to find herself, steering through her relationship with herself, first and foremost, and then that with her sister and niece.
Hassan is seen flirting with Ghanaian actor Mawuli Gavur, who is a part of the star-studded cast.
Initially released in April 2018, Disconnect is a comedy, romance movie written by Natasha Likimani and Silas Miami, with Tosh Gitonga, best known for his work in ‘Nairobi Half Life,’ as Director.
The film is an R-rated romcom that explores millennial relationships in fast-paced Nairobi. Viewers well-received the movie, and with a great plot twist, it was a change from the regular scripting that we are used to.
It boasts huge names in the local acting scene, such as Brenda Wairimu, Nick Mutuma, Bridgette Shighadi, Catherine Kamau, Pascal Tokodi, and Pierra Makena, Patricia Kihoro, Brian Ogola, Arthur Sanya, Aseem Sharma, Justin Mirichii, and Illya Frank.
This thriller movie premiered on Netflix in November 2020.
The film revolves around a group of death row prisoners when their prison bus crashes in a forest on a rainy night, and they find themselves battling wild animals and a mysterious killer.
It was shot in Nairobi across 5 locations over a 16-day shoot period in February 2019 and was created and produced under director Victor Gatonye.
The star-studded cast includes Robert Agengo, known as Fela by many.
The movie was produced and directed by Nick Mutuma; some of its characters include Foi Wambui, Ella Maina, Brian Abejah, and Mbeki Mwalimu.
Daisy (Ellah Maina) is the main character in the one and a half-hour long movie.
She plays a talented urban girl who has big dreams of being an actress after excelling in her final year of high school examinations.
However, things take a sad turn when it became apparent that her dreams of studying abroad could be shattered because her family cannot afford to pay for it.