Madaraka: The Documentary

This event took place on Mar 2, 2019

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Wael “L” Abou-Zaki
Kenya & US
Series - Visiting Artists

Visiting Artist

** Screening accompanied by a Q&A with the filmmaking team and spoken word by Ismail Yusuf Aka TheIshYu! **


Madaraka is a story about a mother and a son from the slums of Kisumu, Kenya and their work to educate and liberate their communities through creative collaboration, self-empowerment, entrepreneurship and sustainability.

With power comes great responsibility and the African people, from the youth to the elders are strong people with an entrepreneurial spirit which is not highlighted enough in the mainstream media. The saying, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” is the perfect anecdote. Madaraka characters range from community leaders, musicians, artists, politicians, activists and more.

Synopsis courtesy of film website.

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