If you’re looking for something new to watch on Netflix this weekend, why not take a trip to Kenya? Kenyan film is growing, churning a diverse array of films and series now available. Here are some Kenyan Movies you can try to check out on Netflix this weekend.
New Kenyan Movies on Netflix
A 2016 Kenyan drama film directed by Mbithi Masya. The film is set in a strange desert purgatory known as “katikati”, which means “in-between” in Swahili. The story centers around a young woman named Kaleche, who wakes up in this purgatory with no memory of her past life or death.
“Kati Kati” explores themes of grief, acceptance, and the afterlife. The film’s unique setting serves as a backdrop to Kaleche’s journey of self-discovery and her efforts to come to terms with her past. The film received positive reviews for its haunting cinematography and its thought-provoking exploration of life after death. The film was co-produced by One Fine Day Films and Ginger Ink.
Disconnect: The Wedding planner
A Kenyan movie that was released as a sequel to the 2018 film “Disconnect”. The film follows the story of Otis, played by Pascal Tokodi, as he attempts to plan a traditional destination wedding in Mombasa. He is tasked with this challenge after falling victim to a scam and his life and work become a mess. He now must plan a luxurious wedding for an important investor to save his company’s name. The pressure is compounded by the limited time he has to plan, causing him to seek help from his friends.
The traditional destination wedding in Mombasa proves to be a complicated and stressful affair, leading to a lot of drama. The film explores themes of friendship, trust, and the pressure of responsibility. “Disconnect: The Wedding Planner” features a cast, including Kate Kamau, Brenda Wairimu, and Patricia Kihoro.