With Netflix being a production company; a platform with massive viewership that attracts more than 183 million global subscribers, it has become every film maker’s/ actors dream to have their content aired on it.
The Kenyan film industry is marking another milestone following the confirmation that an award-winning film ‘poacher’ is set to be aired on Netflix.
The news was shared by the Director of the film Tom Whitworth who mentioned that Poacher will be exclusively available on Netflix from 30th September.
“It’s been a 4-year journey and we are enormously proud to announce the launch of ‘Poacher’, our short award-winning Kenyan crime thriller, exclusively available on Netflix from 30th September.” he wrote in his post.
According to the description attached to the film cover on Netflix’s coming soon segment, Poacher is a crime thriller film.
The film captures an exciting plot of how a farmer is on the run after stealing ivory from International terrorists.
The cast in this anticipated film includes Maina Olwenya, Briana Ogola, Davina Leonard, and Shiviske Shivisi who all took to social media to express their excitement.
brian_ogola Can’t believe I kept this off social media for weeks! 😁😁🤣But I’m finally happy to share the good news. #Poacher will be available on #Netflix from SEPTEMBER 30th. It’s been 2 years since we made this film and it feels so good to see it soar to these heights. Congratulations to the entire team.
shiviskeExcuse me pls, peep the name. I am beyond excited that #Poacher will soon be on NETFLIX! As in?? I mean!!!!30th September.I told y’all two years ago that we created #TsavoMagic Cheki, give us our thrones.
mainaolwenya Mama I’m officially on Netflix. Mama they have made it hard for me. But mama I’m here. 🥃🥃👊🏾🤣
The news has been well received by Kenyans who acknowledge it as a great achievement and are hopeful that this will open doors for more Kenyan content to be aired on Netflix.