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Nicole Gormley & Debra Aroko
US KE 2024    80'
⚬ Green 

Synopsis

A young aspiring journalist investigates his father’s mysterious murder within the boundaries of one of Kenya’s largest wildlife conservancies. As a ravaging drought encroaches, his quest to find the killer shifts as the collateral damage of a warming world is revealed.

Credits

Directors

Nicole Gormley, Debra Aroko

Lived by

Simon Ali

Producers

Nicole Gormley, Peter Goetz, Mungai Kiroga 

Executive Producers

Paula Kahumbu, Caryn Capotosto, Geralyn Dreyfous, Randy Gebhardt, Christopher Gebhardt, Janet Tittiger, Gottfried Tittiger, Peter Tittiger, Linda Cornfield, David Cornfield

Consulting Producers

Judy Kibinge, Lucy Ali, Ali Fujino

Production Companies

Backroads Pictures, Nicole Gormley Films

Co-Production Company

Pixel Therapy

Cinematography

Campbell Brewer, Nicole Gormley, Simon Ali

Editors

Tessa Malsam, Davis Coombe

Writers

Vickie Curtis, Peter Goetz, Debra Aroko

Music

David Fleming, David Naroth, Monica Sonand

Sound

Peter Albrechtsen, Ronnie Mugambi

Festivals

Tribeca FF 2024

 

Film Details

Runtime 80'
Production Countries USA, Kenya
Spoken Languages Swahili, English

Biography

Nicole Gormley, Director

Nicole is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and ocean advocate with the central aim to tell stories that inspire people to value our relationship to the natural world. Approaching projects from the lens of a shared human experience she believes in the power of storytelling and its ability to increase empathy and create impact. She’s produced projects in over fifty countries for several of the world’s leading media outlets including, Netflix’s Emmy-nominated series UGLY DELICIOUS and dozens of international expeditions for brands and networks. Nicole’s directing work includes the award-winning short films, LESSONS FROM JEJU, MONSTER IN OUR CLOSET, and DAUGHTERS OF THE SEA.

Debra Aroko, Director

Debra is a Kenyan filmmaker and producer with a passion for telling stories that capture the nuanced realities of communities facing the effects of a global climate crisis. Her work seeks to highlight the challenges they face while also exploring the resilience and hope that sustain them. Debra serves as a producer at the Solutions Storytelling Project, supported by the Skoll Foundation, overseeing the production of 19 short documentary films from across the African continent. The project connects African filmmakers with social innovators to create solutions-focused films that inspire positive change in their communities.

 

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