Gitonga

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Gitonga

North American Premiere
46 minutes, Kenya – Adventure & Exploration
Oct 31 - Nov 8 – $10 CAD

On the face of it, Gitonga is a film about a Kenyan father who rediscovers his love for hiking and sets out to follow his dream of becoming the first black Kenyan to climb Mount Everest. At its heart, this is the beautiful and emotional story of an extraordinary man who explores what it means to be a hiker, a father, and a human being. He is a man on a mission to inspire his son, his nation, and the world to do what ‘makes their heart dance’.

 

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Gitonga

Gitonga

46 Mins

On the face of it, Gitonga is a film about a Kenyan father who rediscovers his love for hiking and sets out to follow his dream of becoming the first black Kenyan to climb Mount Everest. At its heart, this is the beautiful and emotional story of an extraordinary man who explores what it means to be a hiker, a father, and a human being. He is a man on a mission to inspire his son, his nation, and the world to do what ‘makes their heart dance’.

Premiere: 
North American Premiere
Year: 
2020
Country: 
Kenya
Director: 
Joe Bunyan
Producer: 
Joe Bunyan, Gitonga Wandai
Has subtitles: 
Yes