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2008

Chokora

Chokora!

チョコラ!

(c)2009 Yoshida Taizo

(c)2009 Yoshida Taizo

(c)2009 Yoshida Taizo

(c)2009 Yoshida Taizo

Release Date
May, 9th, 2009
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DVCAM
Screen Size
Standard (1:1.37)
Sound Processing
Stereo

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Kasama Film

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOFOO

[ Story ]

Children living on the streets in the Republic of Kenya in East Africa collect garbage for a living. This documentary film features children who survive their severe conditions by helping each other out. A small city named Thika which is roughly an hour's drive from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The children referred to as "chokora" (meaning "to pick up" in Swahili), who make their living by picking up steel scraps and plastic pieces on the streets, sniff inhalant to escape from hunger and cold nights.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.chokora.jp/

[ Contact (International) ]

For further contact details, please contact UNIJAPAN -> [ Contact ]

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