Journey across Africa in search of Kanju, “creativity born of struggle.” Visit a floating school rising from the slums of Makoko. Witness President Obama's historic speech in Nairobi from the press pit. This uplifting, immersive documentary seamlessly layers traditional narrative techniques and 360 live action. Feel the power of storytelling merged with technology and rediscover Africa as the bright continent, filled with entrepreneurial spirit and ingenuity. Filmed on location in Nigeria, Rwanda, and Kenya. First footage of US President Barack Obama in 360. Based on the book “The Bright Continent” by Dayo Olopade.
Premiere: Tribeca Film Festival
Azimyth x The Nantucket Project x Harbers Studio, 2017