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ORPHANS
OF MATHARE

[ 60 min, 2003 ]

Orphans of Mathare is a 60-minute film that documents the lives of former street children many orphaned by HIV/AIDS now living at the Good Samaritan Children's Home, an orphanage and school in the Mathare Slum of Nairobi, Kenya.

By following the lives of several orphans, the film lays bare the complicated relationship between poverty, violence, disease, Christianity, tradition and the orphan crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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WINNER, Best Documentary
Ivy Film Festival

WINNER, Rosa Luxemburg Award
New England film & Video Festival

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