The Cleansing

Director: Owino Sang’iewa
Country: Kenya (2014)
Genre: Drama
Time: 14.30 min


The film deals with an age-old custom among the Luo tribe in Kenya on cleansing after the death of one’s husband. It looks at the effects of this tradition in modern day Kenya with the advent of HIV and how one woman has a difficult time finding a solution to her dilemma on how to go about the cleansing.