Wanuri Kahiu In Post-Production On Ger Duany Documentary, 'Ger: To Be Separate'

From Shadow and Act Tue Nov 20 2012, 14:35:51

A documentary she's apparently been working on for about 2 years now, but I'm only just now learning about it... Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu (probably known mostly for her Focus Features Africa First sci-fi short film Pumzi) is in post-production on a documentary titled Ger: To Be Separate, which chronicles South Sudanese actor, model and social activist, Ger Duany's journey from child soldier, to refugee, to Hollywood actor, and international model, and his amazing journey back home as he votes for the first time for a new Sudan and celebrates its division. The release of the documentary will mark the beginning of Ger's mission to help rebuild his country,...

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