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Supa Modo

OT: Supa Modo

Likarion Wainaina // Germany, Kenya, 2018
Fiction Feature // FF2018
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9-year old Jo’s most fervent wish is to be a superheroine. She lives in a village in Kenya with her mother Kathryn and her sister Mwix and because she’s seriously ill spends most of her time at home. Mwix encourages her to believe in her strengths: maybe it isn’t quite so impossible to become a superheroine? Mwix motivates the whole village to make Jo’s dream come true.


LIKARION WAINAINA (*1987) is a Kenyan film-maker and lives in Nairobi. Since 2011, he has been directing films, documentaries and TV series. His short film Bait was shown at Cannes in 2016.



Supa Modo

Fiction Feature

Swahili, Kikuyu, English


Germany, Kenya


74 min

German overvoice

Likarion Wainaina

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Rushlake Media GmbH

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