Kenyan Film #SupaModo officially premiered at @berlinale and was honoured with a Special Mention for an outstanding achievement by the Children’s Jury Generation Kplus at the Generation Kplus Award Ceremony of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.
The jury remarked, “This film tells the story of a mortally ill girl in a touching and gripping manner. Featuring convincing performances and a varied backdrop, the film shows the resourcefulness of the girl and the humanity and strong willpower of the entire village in their efforts to make the last months of her life something special.”
Supa Modo tells the story of Jo, a young girl living in a small village in Kenya. It's her dream to become a super-heroine, but unfortunately these ambitions are hindered by her impending terminal illness. As an attempt to make her desires possible the whole village is plotting a genius plan with the goal to make her wish come true.
Directed by: @likarionwainaina
Written by: @silasmiami @itsmugambi @wandungukamau & @likarionwainaina
Produced by: @onefinedayfilms & @gingerinkfilmsafrica
Starring: @styciewaweru Maryanne Nungo & @nyawara_ndambia