Killer Necklace

Director: Judy Kibinge
Country: Kenya
Year: 2009
Running Time: 40 min.
Language: English and Swahili

Boo is a handsome young banker with a bright future; Wai is a sultry young girl from a privileged background. Boo would do anything for Wai, but Wai has her eye on a different prize: the most beautiful golden necklace in the world. This twisted tale of desire and deceit asks, is anybody what they appear to be?

About the Director

Judy Kibinge

Biography: Judy Kibinge is a Kenyan writer and filmmaker. After creating numerous commercials during her eight years in advertising (three as creative director of Pan-African brands such as Coca-Cola North Africa Division, Unilever, and Kenya Breweries), she decided to pursue filmmaking. Her award-winning films include Dangerous Affair (2002), winner of the ZIFF Best East African Production Award, Bless This Land (2005), winner of the Kenya International Film Festival Best Documentary Award, Coming of Age (2007) and Killer Necklace (2009). She owns Seven, an independent production house in Nairobi, Kenya, founded in 2006.

(Source: Through African Eyes – Conversations with the Directors – Volume 2, BONETTI Mahen and SEAG Morgan (Editors), 2010, African Film Festival, Inc. and Printinfo JV LLC, Yerevan, Armenia, p.140)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Coming of Age (2009);
Killer Necklace (2009);
Something Necessary (2014).

Filmography:
The Aftermath (2002);
Dangerous Affair (2002);
Project Daddy (2004);
Bless This Land (2005);
A Voice in the Dark (The Story of a Whistleblower) (2005);
Coming of Age (2007);
Peace Wanted Alive (2009);
Killer Necklace (2009);
Something Necessary (2013).