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Nairobi, Kenya

Watu Wote All Of Us Film 

Posted On : January 11, 2018

Oscar Alochi


Watu Wote / All of us. For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks from Al-Qaeda and the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

The 2015 Mandera bus attack that was immortalized in a film Watu Wote: All of us the film  won an Oscar Award for Short film .

Watu Wote was produced in 2016 as the graduation film for the Hamburg Media School master class program,This film won Oscar Award for Student category

Katja Benrath from the media school who won the narrative category for the short film stated that it was a tribute to the 28 people killed by Al-Shabab militants who attacked the bus.
“The filmmaker says the movie is a tribute to the 28 people killed by jihadist group Al-Shabaab who attacked a Nairobi-bound bus in Mandera near the Kenya-Somali border in 2014,” said Benrath.

The movie tells the story of that fateful day when suspected Al-Shabab militants waylaid and attacked a Nairobi-bound bus.
The militants demanded that the Muslim passengers on the bus separate themselves and identify Christians amongst them.

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Oscar Alochi


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