Supa Modo

Directed by Likarion Wainaina

Youth program | NT Premiere

Jo, a witty 9-year old girl who is terminally ill with cancer, loves films and superheroes. She is utterly taken in by the films that Mike, a local VJ, screens at the children’s hospital to entertain the kids. When her mother Kathryn takes her home from hospital to live out her last days, Jo is stuck at home with nothing to do but play by herself since her age friends are all in school. Her sister Mwix, sensing Jo’s loneliness, gives her hope by pretending that Jo has superpowers. Mwix thinks that it’s working great and starts to involve more people in the scheme she believes is giving her sister a chance to enjoy her last days.

Supa Modo

Directed by Likarion Wainaina

Youth program | NT Premiere

Jo, a witty 9-year old girl who is terminally ill with cancer, loves films and superheroes. She is utterly taken in by the films that Mike, a local VJ, screens at the children’s hospital to entertain the kids. When her mother Kathryn takes her home from hospital to live out her last days, Jo is stuck at home with nothing to do but play by herself since her age friends are all in school. Her sister Mwix, sensing Jo’s loneliness, gives her hope by pretending that Jo has superpowers. Mwix thinks that it’s working great and starts to involve more people in the scheme she believes is giving her sister a chance to enjoy her last days.

2018

Kenya / Germany

PG

74 mins

Swahili, English & Kikuyu

Youth / Feature / Narrative