Kung Fu Grandma

Kung Fu Grandma

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Kung Fu Grandma | | | | 27 min

In the Korogocho slum in Nairobi, Kenya, widespread rape cases of older women is rampant. Besides other prejudices, local young men, mostly under the in uence of drugs and alcohol, are convinced that sex with an older woman cures AIDS. This documentary follows a group of older women who have decided to jointly prepare for violent attacks by taking self-defence training.

Awards

Best Short Film at the Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival (USA)

Best Short Film at the London Feminist Film Festival (UK)

Best Short Film at  the Cineffable (France)