This project brings together artists from Turkana, Karamoja, Kampala and Nairobi to discuss issues facing the Ateker region, visit sites where these issues manifest physically and take in the stark beauty of Turkana and Karamoja, then produce work that responds to these issues in a direct or abstract manner .
Uganda is endowed with abundant natural resources including gold, marble, limestone and East Africa’s largest oil reserves. The country also has incredible biodiversity in its forests, parks and reserves. These resources are often found near or around marginalized communities – making them vulnerable to loss of land
A forgotten desert community grapples with the consequences of a big oil find on their land. From the passionate young activist campaigning for a seat at the table to the community elder fearing the end of life as he has known it to his son who is convinced the can bring the progress and investment the region has been..
When Kenyan ranger Jim Nyamu realizes elephants are likely to become extinct in his lifetime, the father of two is desperate to ensure these magnificent creatures remain on earth for generations to come. Nyamu has walked over 12,000 kilometers along elephants’ centuries old migratory paths across East Africa and plans to walk..
When Natural Justice, an organization of lawyers for community and environment, held a convening of communities and stakeholders affected by the massive LAPSSET (Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport) infrastructure project, they called on us to document the meeting and film interviews with participants. We also travelled to..
Content House carried out an early outreach program to screen cut-downs (short versions) from our upcoming feature documentary film to audiences in 3 locations including Nakukulas at the heart of the oil extraction area, a public screening in Lodwar as well as a screening for lawmakers in the ..
When the ICT Authority digitized over 700,000 images and 2,500 hours of footage from the previously hard to access archives of the Kenya News Agency, the authority came to Content House to conceptualize, create and produce a film on the history of Kenyan Football. The project showed storytellers..
The Last Fight chronicles the demise of two of Kenya’s greatest boxing clubs responsible for producing the country’s famed ‘Hit Squad’ boxing team of the 1980s including Robert Wangila Napunyi, Africa’s only boxing Olympic gold medallist. The implementation of the Structural Adjustment Programs,
When the Kenya Navy turned 50, they called on Content House tell the story of how they had evolved from humble beginnings as part of the British Royal Navy to the biggest Navy in East Africa. Kenya has 200 miles of territorial waters that are constantly threatened by pirates, drug and human traffickers, terrorists and now, even neighbouring countries coveting the undersea resources such as oil and gas that have been discovered in this area
Six decades after Kenyan athletes first competed in the Olympics, the country prepares to send its strongest ever squad to the 2012 London Games. Leading the charge is David Rudisha, world champion and world record holder in the 800 meters and Edna Kiplagat, marathon world champion. Follow their journey as they endure gruelling training and face difficult personal
In the run-up to the 2012 London Games, Billie Odidi travelled around Kenya collecting stories about the country’s participation in the Olympic Games. He interviewed prominent athletes and coaches including Kipchoge Keino, gold medalist at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games and then Chairman of the Kenya National Olympic Committee; Moses Tanui,