Trailer: Sci-Fi Short Pumzi

PUMZI is a Kenyan sci-fi short film directed by Kenyan Wanuri Kahiu and funded by a producer of Alive in Joburg (District 9’s predecessor).
The Film imagines a dystopian future 35 years after water wars have torn the world apart. East African survivors of the ecological devastation remain locked away in contained communities, but a young woman in possession of a germinating seed struggles against the governing council to bring the plant to Earth’s ruined surface.

Mookie n 'Nem say...
That Pumzi trailer gave us goosebumps!
First off, it was most exhilarating to see that people of African descent will indeed exist in the future.
Secondly, it got us higher than crack to see a Black sista actually in a lead role in a sci-fi film, however short.
Thirdly, having a Kenyan actually direct a sci-fi film was the equivalent of actually seeing a passenger jet being flown by a brotha. Unfortunately, very rare, but also very awe inspiring when it happens.

Mmmmmm, tasty film.

Pumzi is in competition at Sundance 2010 website:

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