Category: Kupenda Documentary

“It all comes down to love” Reflections on our Documentary from People with Disabilities

by Kupenda

“Nothing for us without us.” A long-standing reminder about the importance of including people with disabilities in interventions designed to support them. With this in mind, we invited our friend Susie Lotharius to host a screening of our “KUPENDA” documentary for a group she runs in Atlanta, Georgia, called Every Voice Matters. Members of this…



Panel Discussion with the 3 Kenyan Teens from our Documentary

by Kupenda

Earlier this month, Gordon College’s The La Vida Center for Outdoor Education hosted a screening of our documentary, followed by a panel discussion with the 3 Kenyan youth who hiked Kilimanjaro in the film! Our executive director, Kenyan director, filmmaker and hiking guide were also on the panel. Check out the discussion here: Want to keep updated with…



Join us for a Free Screening of our KUPENDA documentary!

by Kupenda

Next month we’re partnering with Gordon College, Waypoint Adventure and La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership to host a free screening of our documentary about 3 Kenyan teens who hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro to show the world that disability is not inability! Check out the trailer below and register here! Want to keep updated with Kupenda and Kuhenza’s…



Songs of Triumph: Kupenda’s Documentary Soundtrack is Now Available!

by Kupenda

Kupenda is pleased to announce that the soundtrack to our documentary film is now available to stream! You can find the album, composed by Mauricio Yazigi and entitled ‘Kupenda’, on all of your favorite music streaming sites including Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon Music, Deezer, and Napster. Yazigi’s music, much like the film, is both…



Kupenda Documentary Tour Update and Covid 19 Impact on Kids with Disabilities

by Kupenda

Dear Friends, I am making an official, yet unsurprising, announcement that Kupenda’s documentary tour is postponed until October/November 2020. The Gordon College (Wenham, MA) showing has been rescheduled to October 24th (RSVP here). As we work with our partners to reschedule other screenings around the country, we will update our documentary tour website and social media pages. The weight heavy on…



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