Kenya’s Riverwood film industry: A theoretical postulation

  • Silvester Mutua United States International University-Africa
Keywords: Kenya riverwood cinema film history


This paper gives a brief background to film and cinema in both colonial and postcolonial Kenya, and introduces Kenya’s Riverwood film industry, briefly expounding the theoretical postulates that explain its inception and existence. It is a study is about the history of the Kenyan film story as produced by Riverwood-the Kenya’s film industry domiciled mainly along the vibrant River Road business hub in Nairobi (,36.827,19z?hl=en).

Author Biography

Silvester Mutua, United States International University-Africa

Silvester Mutua Kisila James teaches journalism at USIU-Africa.


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eISSN: 1998-1279