After a year and a half in production and all the accompanying challenges, the eagerly awaited film THE RUNNER is out and will be premiering this Wednesday, on 18th February 2015. The film is about Nasim, an intelligent teenager from a Nairobi ghetto. He forfeits his admission to a National school to pursue football but he is lured into a world of deception and crime. Can he salvage his dreams and family?
The Kenyan drama film starring Derrick Kagiri, Martha Juma, Sarah Makau and Brian Ongore is produced by Reel Knights and directed by Marvin Gitari and is based on a true life story. The premier is scheduled to take place at Daystar University Athi River Campus on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at the ICT Theatre, with three screenings at 3:30pm, 5:30pm , 8:30pm. From here, it it will also be screened in other venues in Nairobi. Tickets for the premier go for only 200/- and you can make early reservations by calling; Jean through 0717657 685 or Mumo on 0720 958 885.
Reel Knights Productions is a company set up by Daystar students taking COM 408 (Advanced Video Production) over the May 2013 – Dec 2014 period.
Check out The Runner Trailer