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Softie

Directed by: Sam Soko | 2020 | 1h 36m | Unrated

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Boniface “Softie” Mwangi has long fought injustices in his country as a political activist. Now he’s taking the next step by running for office in a regional Kenyan election. From the moment Boniface decides to run, telling his wife, Njeri, in passing with a hesitant laugh, he responds to each challenge with optimism. But running a clean campaign against corrupt opponents becomes increasingly harder to combat with idealism alone. And Boniface soon finds that challenging strong political dynasties is putting his family at risk. Should country really come before family, as he’s always believed?

“A marvel of narrative storytelling…”
– FILMMAKER MAGAZINE

“A compelling act of defiance … a powerful and personal election biopic… as intimate as it is brave”
– THE FILM STAGE

“…tremendous film”
– THE TIMES (UK)