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The film ‘Poacher’ is set to make history as the first Kenyan movie to air on Netflix, the world’s on-demand video streaming service

The movie which addresses issues on illegal ivory trade is set to premiere on the global streaming service on September 30.

The Kenyan/British short film was directed by Tom Whitworth and tells the story of a desperate farmer who runs into trouble after stealing a stash of blood ivory from a gang of international terrorists. 

It won the award for Best Short Film at the 8th Kalasha TV & Film Awards held in Nairobi on November 24, 2018, and bagged nominations for theBest Director, Best Director of Photography, Best Supporting Actor in a Film and Best Actor in a Film.

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