“It’s not what a movie is about, it’s how it is about it.”
―Roger Ebert

So some weeks back, the Kenya Diggit! team went to watch the super hyped movie: Man of Steel. We will not be reviewing the movie because… how can we say this… we didn’t like it. And if you wanted a review, there you go. So, we posted a snippet of this post a while back and we thought, why not share the IMAX awesome.

We have traveled a bit, and we’ve had several people ask us whether we have access to movie theatres in Kenya. Yes, I know! I thought to answer that question by sharing the following photos. A huge KD shout-out to the friendly Security team at IMAX Kenya for allowing us to take photos.

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The IMAX Candy Bar

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So what is IMAX? The correct definition of IMAX is: a motion picture film format and a set of proprietary cinema projection standards which was created by the Canadian company IMAX Corporation. But for most Kenyans, we can just go with the 3D movie theatre in the CBD [currently].

It can hold 255 Homo sapiens and has a screen that is 17 by 9 metres (slightly over 55 feet wide). Though not the biggest IMAX theatre in the world, it is an improvement from what we had before. The audience has the choice to watch movies in both 2D & 3D.

If you want to pass time, go out with some friends or just watch a movie, head on to IMAX Kenya.

To watch a movie at IMAX Kenya, the movie theatre is located on Mama Ngina Street, 20th Century Plaza, Nairobi CBD.

To contact them for a movie booking, call: 0737558785, 0737558802, 0702028506.

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Eyes on the Price at IMAX Kenya

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Happy July! From our last post, we told you that the Kenya Diggit! team went for a road-trip. Now we are back home! We can’t wait to share with you the awesomeness that we encountered, and spread the travel bug that Kenya’s roads infected us with 🙂

Tune in! Oh! And don’t forget to subscribe on our Kenya Diggit! Youtube channel for this week’s vlogs. So much in store!

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Back From the Road: Short Summary

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Time: 1537 hrs

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Destination: Alliance Française, Nairobi

So many people from different parts of the world think that when they go to Africa, all that they will see is poorly developed structures, hungry and sad human beings and war. We would like to inform you that Africa is not only what the media feeds us with. Africa is beautiful people, developing infrastructure and innovative implemented structures and ideas.

Dr. Lydia Waithira Muthuma curated a beautiful, informative and well-done a photo exhibition dubbed ‘Nyrobi: From Swamp to Capital City’. It shows how Nairobi has grown from a papyrus swamp to a modern metropolis. Amazing architecture that exists in Nairobi is exhibited in beautiful photographs, which tells a story of growth, potential and development.

Charges: FREE

Here are some photos that we took of the space and a short vlog that will show that Nairobi is a modern developing city in the amazing continent of Africa.

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Nairobi is amazing and you should come and see our beautiful city if you haven’t. Kind people, improved infrastructure, brewing talent in the air and positive energy. Did you know that the name Nairobi originates from the Maasai word ‘Nakusentelon’ which means ‘The Beginning of Beauty’? Now you know 🙂

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Nyrobi: From City to Swamp Photo Gallery

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Time: 1745hrs

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Destination: Wangari Maathai Auditorium, Alliance Française

Kenya Diggit! has a goal of sharing with you how beautiful Kenya is and how amazing and talented Kenyans are. That is why on Sunday 16th of June, we attended an afternoon concert dubbed Tales and Stories 2 at the Alliance Française in the city of Nairobi. There, heartwarming stories were told, spoken word was recited in attitude and calmness and songs and dances were performed. It was a wonderful event, and not only was it well executed, but it was organized and performed by young Kenyans. There was also a guest stroryteller, Kristin Perdemonti (USA). If you want to know more about her, check out her webpage at storytellerkp.com.

Charges: Advance: Kes. 400

                   At Gate:    Kes. 500 [$5.83 at the time this post was written]

We must say, the event was affordable and worth every single shilling! We took some photographs and we hope that you enjoy them. Also, we have a surprise for you at the end of this post. So, stay tuned!

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Si Ni Sisi Dancers

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Ogutu Muraya, Storyteller & Thespian

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Haimanot ‘Haimie’ Armide, Singer & Songwriter

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Elisha and Haimie, Singers

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Safina, Storyteller

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Si Ni Sisi Dancers

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Kristin Perdemonti, Storyteller

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Leonida, Swahili Storyteller

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Abu Sense, Spoken Word Artist

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The Cast of Tales & Stories (II)

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So we prepared an easy peezy vlog from the concert 😀 We hope you like it and don’t forget to subscribe!

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Nairobi Arts & Literary Culture at Tales and Stories (II)

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