Poster for the Kenya International Film Festival
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Kenya celebrates booming film industry

25 October 2012 Last updated at 17:12 BST

Ten days of movie action are now underway after the Kenya International Film Festival launched in Nairobi on Wednesday night.

More than 300 films will be shown in different towns and cities as part of the festival.

The festival launched with the premier of "The Captain of Nakara", a film by Bob Nyanja of Kenya.

The BBC's Michael Kaloki reports for the BBC's Focus on Africa programme.