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Your own eye is a king (2018)

Original title: Oma silm on kuningas

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Documentary Duration 28:00

Kenya is mostly a relatively peaceful land in the African context, but when it comes to elections then the hell is out. Thousands of people were killed in the violent events that hit Kenya after elections in 2008.
It is the year of 2017 and once again an election year in Kenya. Most security experts of different politicians and public authorities in Kenya are confident that the 2007 bad scenario will recur and even worse than ever before. The director Ken Saan invites longtime war reporter Ivar Heinmaa to join him, to guide in the war situation and share the tricks ...

Keywords: slum | small town atmosphere | journalist | journalist's occupation | bar | eeslinnamiljöö | fear | feeling fear | football | sermon | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Filmid ja Saapad
Film Category Documentary, Observation, Making of
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 28:00


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Cinematographer Ivar Heinmaa | Ken Saan
Composer Taavi Aavik | Taavi Tulev | Valter Nõmm | Filipp Lepalaan
Sound Designer Taavi Aavik
Editor Valter Nõmm

First releases

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  • in cinema: 13.02.2019, Cinema Artis, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 23.02.2019, ETV2, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm