Supa Modo

Streaming May 8th – May 21st

Jo, a witty 9-year old terminally ill girl, is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a Superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn, and the entire village of Maweni think they can fulfill. In Swahili, Kikuyu, and English with subtitles. (74 mins)

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“Brutal and beautiful, melancholy and joyous, ‘Supa Modo’ is simultaneously crushing and uplifting.” – Brent McKnight, Seattle Times

“I’m glad movie theaters are dark because I ugly-cried my way through all 74 minutes of ‘Supa Modo.’ I straight-up bawled my eyes out.” – Brent McKnight, Seattle Times

“The film is buoyed by the effervescence of young actress Waweru and a story that will leave your heart glowing long after you’ve watched it. Warning: you might also shed a few tears by the end.” – Grethe Kemp, City Press