Not too many years ago, we would go to watch movies on a mobile big screen, courtesy of the Kenya Film Corporation and Factual Films Ltd.
It would be a big screen mounted on an open ground where we would congregate in hundreds to watch movies, starting at 7.00pm sharp up to 9.00 pm sharp, and translated into Kiswahili.
These open field Cinema shows were, however, not devoid of sideshows and thrills;
One would be lucky if they did not go back home wearing an awful smell because their faces, or clothes, were smacked with rotten eggs that were thrown all over the place during the course of the film-show. Sometimes the shells of the rotten eggs broke in the pockets, the result being that these egg-missile carriers would have a taste of their own medicine.Continue Reading "The Evolution Of Access To Cinema In Kenyan"