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Cultural Video Foundation produces documentaries, reportages, news and specific video footage for Televisions. CVF is actually collaborating with different broadcasters in Africa, Europe and South America

The history of Ushahidi, a 100% Kenyan innovation, from the beginning until the constitutional referendum of 2010. Ushahidi (Swahili for "testimony" or "witness") is an open source software that was initially developed in the aftermath of Kenya's disputed 2007 presidential election to collect eyewitness reports of violence sent in by email and text-message and placed them on a Google Maps map. This documentary explains why and how Ushahidi became a cyber democracy model that individuals and organizations around the world are now using to support different eParticipation process.


Produced with the Director Enzo Nucci for RAI Italian Public Broadcaster and broadcasted on TG3 “Agenda del Mondo” (2011). Language: Italian

A documentary about Dandora the biggest dumping site of Africa and the connection between the local mafia and the business of trash.

Produced with the Director Enzo Nucci for RAI Italian Public Broadcaster and broadcasted on TG3 “Agenda del Mondo” (2010). Language: Italian

Dadaab is a refugee camp located in the north-eastern Kenya on the Somali border. Dadaab have housed refugees for over 15 years, starting with the flight of refugees from Somalia in 1991. Many have lived in Dadaab for over a decade, unable to return to their homes still embroiled in chaos.

Produced by Cultural Video Foundation (2009). Language: Italian

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Piracy off the Somali coast has been a threat to international shipping since the beginning of Somalia's civil war in the early 1990s. Reportage about piracy in Somaliland. Interviews with a pirate detained in the Mandera prison, and with a German couple kidnapped by Somali pirates.


Produced with the Director Enzo Nucci for RAI Italian Public Broadcaster and broadcasted on TG3 “Agenda del Mondo” (2009). Language: Italian

A documentary about the pre - elections situation in Kenya in 2007, the Mathare massacre “Operation Kosovo ”, the analogy between the Kenyan and the Italian Mafia. Mungiki is a politico-religious group and a banned criminal organization in Kenya. The name means "united people" or "multitude" in the Kikuyu language. The ideology of the group is characterised by revolutionary rhetoric, Kikuyu traditions, and a disdain for Kenyan modernization, which is seen as immoral corruption. Mungiki is often referred to as Kenya’s Cosa Nostra, Yakuza, or Kenyan Mafia due to its organization.

Produced with the Director Enzo Nucci for RAI Italian Public Broadcaster and broadcasted on TG3 “Agenda del Mondo” (2008). Language: Italian

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  • Mobile Cinema The Mobile Cinema is an informative-educational project that aims to bring cinema to the poorest and most isolated Kenyan and East African villages, and show educational short movies to create awareness among the population. Employing a rare fusion of art, culture and technology, we screen educational messages together with international…