Owino
Owino

Owino

2017  |  72 Min

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  • Director: Javier Marín, Yusuf Razzaque
  • Cast: Janet, George, Nelly Warega, Anastasia, Samuel Okuche, Rashid, Wilfred, Francisca, Jackson, Dr. Simba Tirima, Abdouraman Bary, Asha, Scolastica, Jackson, Alfred, Irene, Dominic Ombatha
  • Awards: Best International Documentary - Rome International Film Festival 2017
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An illegal smelting plant polluted the air and land of the coastal slum of Owino Uhuru causing deaths, miscarriages, and life-long illnesses due to lead poisoning. The community put up a hard fight against the corruption-ridden industry and managed to get the factory shut down in 2014. Watch the thorough investigation of the disaster and ordeal that the people across Africa have had to go through.

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