SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019


Kenya, Germany
2018, 74 mins
Production: One Fine Day films, Ginger Ink Films
Language: Swahili
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Likarion Wainaina, Mugambi Nthiga, Kamau Wa
Director: Likarion Wainaina
DoP: Enos Olik, Volker Tittel
Composer: Sean Peevers
Producer: Tom Tykwer, Sarika Lakhani, Marie Steinmann-Tykwer,
Ginger Wilson, Guy Wilson
Editor: Charity Kuria
Cast: Stycie Waweru, Marriane Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia, Johnson Fish Chege, Humphrey Maina


Jo, a witty 9-year old terminally ill girl is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a Superhero, which prove to be something her re-bellious teenage sister Mwix, overpro-tective mother Kathryn and the entire village of Maweni think they can fulfill.

Director’s biography

A Kenyan Filmmaker born in Moscow, Russia, lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. Likarion Wainaina is a professional Film/TV Director and Cinematographer. His short film “Between the Lines” (2013) was the first Kenyan film to projected on an IMAX screen in Kenya and got him a nomination at the AMCVA awards 2015 for “Best New Online Media”. “Supa Modo” is his feature film debut.

Director’s Filmography

2018 Supa Modo
2017 Varshita (TV)
2015 Bait (short)
2014 Auntie Boss (TV)
2013 Between the lines (short)