Nairobi, Kenya. 14 year-old Abila lives with his grand parents in Kibera, one of the largest slums in East Africa. One morning, the teenager discovers his father ill and delirious. Someone has stolen his soul, mumbles the father as he sits huddled in a corner. Abila is shocked and confused but wants to help his father and goes in search of a suitable cure.
Supported by his friend Shiku who is the same age as him, he learns that his father has gambled his soul away in the company of a spiritual woman. Abila embarks on an adventurous journey, which leads him right through the microcosm of his home town.
Director: Hawa Essuman
Kenya / Germany, 2010, 58mins