Something Necessary

Director: Judy Kibinge
Countries: Germany and Kenya
Year: 2013
Running Time: 82 min.
Language: Swahili

Anne is struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya after the 2008 elections claiming the life of her husband, the health of her son and leaving her farm in ruins. Joseph, a troubled young gang member who participated in the countrywide violence is drawn to Anne seemingly in search of redemption. Both he and Anne need to shed the painful memories of their past and move on – but will they be able to?

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