Nafula The Maid

Nafula The Maid

  • Directed by Sylvia Machini
  • Kenya, 1982
  • Workshops in Kenya - Nairobi
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  • Shooting place : Nairobi
  • Duration : 22 min
  • Audio : Swahili (macrolanguage)


The film paints the portrait of a poor young girl who has come from the countryside to earn her living as a maid. Her mistress mistreats her and her life isn’t easy. While her mistress is away, she searches the house. But one day, she is caught by surprise in her mistress’s bedroom…

  • Direction : Sylvia Machini
  • Image : Sylvia Machini
  • Sound : M. Okumbe

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