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Mar 16, 2019

Kenyan Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu Is Set to Direct Universal's 'The Thing About Jellyfish'

Kenyan Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu Is Set to Direct Universal's 'The Thing About Jellyfish'

Kenyan fillmmaker Wanuri Kahiu, one of this year's OkayAfrica's 100 Women, has signed on to direct Universal's film adaptation of the YA novel "The Thing About Jellyfish" starring Millie Bobby Brown.

Kahiu won international acclaim for the film "Rafiki", a lesbian love story, written and directed by Kahiu, that made history last year as the first Kenyan film to screen at the Cannes Film Festival.

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