“Omutibo” (KEN/ETH, 2018)

“Omutibo” (Kenya/Ethiopia, 2018) is a documentary short (27 min) which plunges into the roots of Western Kenyan music and honors its last Luhya dry guitar players.

Omutibo allows to learn about their historical and cultural journey through the deepest of the almost disappeared traditional Western Kenyan music, hand-in-hand with French-American musician Cory Seznec, who sets up shop to interview Kenyan legends John Nzenze, Shem Tube and Johnstone Mukabi.

The film has shown in many festivals, winning 2 best documentary awards, and is now available on Amazon Prime Video.

Film Programmers: Please contact us for a password to watch the documentary short should you be interested in showing the film at your festival.