26.9. - 5.10.2019

Supa Modo Germany, Kenya 2018 | 74 min | OV with German voice over | Colour | FF 2018

Likarion Wainaina

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.

nominated for MICHEL Award
rated for 0 + years
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.
Orig. Title: Supa Modo
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Swahili, Kikuyu, English
Section: MICHEL
Director: Likarion Wainaina
Screenplay: Mugambi Nthiga, Silas Miami, Wanjeri Gakuru, Kamau Wandung'u, basierend auf einer Geschichte von Likarion Wainaina
Cast: Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia, Johnson Fish Chege, Humphrey Maina
Producer: Sarika Hemi Lakhani,Siobhain "Ginger" Wilson,Tom Tykwer,Marie Steinmann-Tykwer,Guy Wilson
Sprachfassung: OV with German voice over
Music: Sean Peevers
Camera: Enos Olik
Set Designer: Neha Manoj Shah
Cutter: Charity Kuria
Format: dcp
Printsource: Rushlake Media GmbH
German Distributor:
World Sales: Rushlake Media GmbH
Production: One Fine Day Films; Ginger Ink Films
contact: Lena Werle, Rushlake Media GmbH: