2014 Edition

Story of Mount Elgon Ogiek

Story of Mount Elgon Ogiek

Section: Freedom Films

Country: Kenya

Production Year: 2013

Runtime: 12 Minutes

Director: Laura Meril?inen-Amaumo

Screenwriter: Laura Meril?inen-Amaumo

Cinematographer: Laura Meril?inen-Amaumo

Editors: Laura Meril?inen-Amaumo

Print Source: laulau811@gmail.com

Synopsis: The Ogiek people live on the slopes of Mount Elgon in Kenya. This documentary shows the Ogiek’s relationship to their homeland and to the world. An indigenous people without official minority status in Kenya, the Ogiek have gone through evictions from their native land for decades. Timeafter another they have returned to their land to continue living in the forest.