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King Kaka’s Kamtupe Film Now Screening In Los Angeles

King Kaka’s Kamtupe Film Now Screening In Los Angeles
Kamtupe is set in Nairobi and tells the story of a government worker robbed of his laptop when he ventures into a rough neighborhood to locate a relative

Multiple-award-winning rapper King Kaka’s new film ‘Kamtupe’ has landed in Hollywood and is now screening in Los Angeles, U.S.

The film, according to a statement by Kenya’s Consul General in Los Angeles Big Ted, ‘Kamtupe’ first screened at ‘The Comedy Nook’ located at 7456 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, on October 27, 2022. Other Screenings in the US are expected to be announced soon.

‘Kamtupe’, directed and written by King Kaka, is set in Nairobi and tells the story of a government worker who is robbed of his laptop when he ventures into a rough neighborhood to locate a relative. As fate would have it, the laptop holds crucial State information that, if leaked, could plunge the country into a civil war.

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The crime thriller features big names in the Kenyan film industry such as renowned actor Jimmi Gathu, who is the film’s protagonist, and leading media personality Jeff Koinange, who is assigned voice-over duties.

Other well-known personalities featured in the film include musician Femi One and YouTuber Stanley Obienji, as well as Brendah Jons, Kelvin Musili, Vincent Otieno, Joyce Maina, Zack Matasi and Fidel Maithya.

The movie soundtrack includes songs from artists such as Otile Brown alongside Kaka Empire signees Femi One, Kanambo Dede, Mbithi and Jadi.

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“The Kenyan government is looking to expand the breadth and scope of filmmaking in Kenya by attracting International Productions and growing the local industry both in quality and quantity. Kenya is a country of spectacular beauty, a hub of topographic and biodiverse wealth. A country that avails filmmakers the creative freedom to capture a spectrum of captivating footage” reads part of Kenya’s Consul General in Los Angeles statement.

King Kaka lately decided to venture into filmmaking through Kaka Empire Films to focus on the development of a creative economy using music and film in underprivileged neighborhoods.

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