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Making Movies in Africa’s Largest Slum

Truth Atlas

Indoor plumbing, paved streets, and buildings constructed from brick and mortar are rare finds in Kibera, Africa’s largest slum. The average resident of this million-person shantytown, a scant two miles away from Nairobi’s city center, survives on a dollar a day or less. Despite this daunting environment, however, and located at the end of one of Kibera’s many dirt pathways, is a school that teaches local residents how to make their own movies.

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