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The Green City in the Sun

From moments with the late Ernest Hemmingway, Queen Elizabeth and Charles Henry Ryall to exploring the city’s tallest buildings and famous hotels, we explore the history, the people and the sites of urban Nairobi

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About: Michael Boyd

Michael Boyd is a peripheral member of the Angama Mara family. Mike has worked at various film festivals, including Telluride and Sundance, and in the acquisitions department at Dogwoof Pictures. He is the former director of the Cambridge African Film Festival and Communications Manager for Take One, the official review publication for the Cambridge Film Festival, where he worked for seven years before returning home to Africa to teach high school English at Lebone II. Most recently, Mike has assisted the Angama Mara team in curating our DVD library of over 100 African films – from hard hitting African documentaries to The Lion King and everything in between.

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