“There are people who live on the periphery of society
on the edges of our lives
People who aren’t given the same voice as everyone else.”
Kakuma Refugee Camp – melting pot of personalities, cultures, ideologies and religions.
Okun is a story of resilience, hope and passion. He is one of many young people in the camp who is trying to use his skills and creativity to follow his passion to slowly change the dynamic of how Kakuma is looked at. Okun and his friends are telling their own stories in a place full of stories and memories, trying to build a living through artistic expression.
In partnership with RAS, UNHCR, FILM AID, AFRICA YOGA PROJECT
Executive Producer – ASHLEY SPENCER, GIOCONDA PARKER and RISING VOICES
Directed by SHAM PATEL & ANTHONY NJUGUNA
Produced by ROUTES ADVENTURE
Director of Photography – JAMES KURIA
Cinematography – ANTHONY NJUGUNA & JAMES KURIA
Edited- LEON MALU & ANTHONY NJUGUNA
Okun – STEPHEN OKUN,
Okun’s Best Friend – AUGUSTINE ONDERA ALFRED,
Okun’s Girlfriend – LISALA ALPHONES