Kimya(2019)

Written & Directed by Amira Duynhouwer

Kimya (Swahili for ‘silence’) is a portrait of twelve-year-old Josephine’s hectic Kenyan family based on her first time home alone.

 

Short Film | 00:09:02 | Fiction | Theme: Children, Youth | Spoken Language: Swahili & Dutch | Subtitles: English & Dutch | Available Formats: ProRes & DCP | Sound: Stereo LtRt & 5.1 | 2.35:1 | Colour

 

Festival Selections:

  • Cinekid Film Festival 2019, Dutch short film competition, Netherlands.
  • Vers Awards Film Festival 2019, Netherlands.
  • Buff Malmö 2020, international competition, Sweden (postponed).
  • GoShort international film festival 2020, school program, Netherlands(cancelled).
  • Mo&Friese KinderKurz FilmFestival 2020, Kids Competition, Germany(postponed).
  • International Film Festival Assen 2020, Brand New Competition, The Netherlands.
  • Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival 2020, Future Kids Competition, Germany(postponed)
  • DC Shorts Film Festival 2020, international competition, USA
  • Reykjavik International Film Festival 2020, Youth Program, Iceland.
  • iAfrica Film Festival 2020, short film program, Netherlands.
  • International Short Film Festival for Children & Youth Berlin ‘KUKI’ 2020, international competition, Germany.
  • GoShort International Short Film Festival 2021, School programme, The Netherlands.
  • Dortmund | Cologne International Women’s Film Festival 2021, education competition, Germany.

Length:

9 min

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