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The second edition of Under Our Skin 2022, Kenya will be held in Nairobi from the 11th to the 19th of November 2022. Screenings and events will take place in informal settlements and venues across the city. A subsequent four-day edition will be held in Lamu from the 24th to the 27th of November 2022.

Click this link to view our first edition's gallery.

The second edition of Under Our Skin Film Festival will focus on three main human rights themes:


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Focuses on Human Rights issues related to self expression of sexuality, class or gender, of note in Kenya: LGBTQ+ rights, Ghetto Kumoka (Ghetto Pride), economies of care and adolescents and teenagers.

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Explores notions of corruption at the state level and police brutality. In slum areas in particular there is great tension between the community members and those in power. 

Themed buckets social contract redefined

Understands how injustices perpetuate within the infrastructural framework of the country. Examples range from processes of decolonization and climate refugees and other impacts of climate change. 

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