Director (Kenya)

Hawa Essuman, born in 1980, is a Kenyan artist originally from Ghana.

She works in the theatre world in Nairobi. In 2007, she participated as an actress in the Italian film, Piano solo.

In 2008, during a workshop for cinema buffs, she got involved in the Project, Soul Boy, her first feature film as a director, which she shot with German director Tom Tom Tykwer’s help.

Texts courtesy of FCAT.

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