Sunday, 26 June 2011
CHANGING TIMES’ KEVIN MAMBOLEO IN CONTINENTAL MOVIE
KTN’s Changing Times actor Kevin Mamboleo has bagged a staring role is a feature-length film currently been shot in South Africa that also features top African actors.
The movie titled Inside Story is produced by South Africa-based Curious Pictures and directed by Rolie Nikiwe (Tsha Tsha, The Lab, Intersexions).
Kevin stars as Kalu, a gifted footballer who moves from rural Kenya to urban Johannesburg to follow his dream. His path becomes more challenging when he falls in love with the coach’s daughter, Ify (Kendra Etufunwa), and also finds out he is HIV positive.
Kevin and Kendra are joined by internationally celebrated stars including Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Hotel Rwanda, 24) as Kalu’s mentor and tough-as-nails coach, Fana Mokoena (Blood Diamond, Hotel Rwanda) as the ruthless team owner, and Kenyan Regina-Re as Kalu’s mother, Miriam.
Inside Story will demonstrate the science of how HIV works in a personal, practical and memorable way, replacing misunderstanding with facts and demystifying the virus through a realistic animated journey inside the human body.
After production is complete, a comprehensive rollout of the film will include national broadcasts across sub-Saharan Africa and distribution through grassroots efforts of NGOs, schools and governments. The feature-length film, produced with the support of PEPFAR, Chevron, Discovery Communications, The South African Department of Trade and Industry, Access Bank and SEACOM.