The films, were produced as part of a collaborative project by teams of MTF students during their 12 months of training at the MTF Academy
Kenyan feature films 'Somewhere in Kole' and 'Full Time Husband ' by graduates of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) East Africa academy are set to premiere as academy alumni apply their skills and talent to entertain audiences in the region.
The films, were produced as part of a collaborative project by teams of MTF students during their 12 months of training at the MTF Academy.
Full Time Husband tells the story of Mulongo, an unemployed man, who decides to divorce his businesswoman wife Julia, but then witnesses something that forces him to change his mind. The movie is directed by Habtamu S Mekonen and Juif Joseph, and it stars Moses Kiema and Zazira Kariuki.
Somewhere In Kole is the tale of Masanyu, a privileged 20-year-old YouTuber, who is unexpectedly called upon to preside over a ritual in his late father's village, Kole, where he is the heir to the chiefdom. The movie is directed by Lynn Gitau and Edgar Hudson and stars Brian Furaha and Mugambi Ikiara.
In a statement, MTF academy East Africa director Victoria Goro said;
“We are incredibly proud of the work being produced by MTF students. Their work is already at broadcast standard, and these powerful movies offer exciting entertainment with high production values that will have East African audiences on their edge of their seats. Best of all, these are African movies, made by young African people. They are relevant and authentic, and they are sure to resonate with Maisha Magic audiences.”
Somewhere In Kole premieres on 10 February on Maisha Magic.