The Market King (Soko Sonko)

The Market King (Soko Sonko)

Dir. Ekwa Msangi
USA/Kenya. 2014. 20min. Colour. Kiswahili, Sheng, English with English subtitles.

When her mother falls sick, Kibibi’s father, Ed, is tasked with taking her to the market to get her hair braided before school begins. Well-meaning Ed finds himself thrown head first into an unknown world where no man has gone before, with hilarious consequences. A fun yet affecting film with a light touch, The Market King explores the bond between father and daughter.

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