How my film captured the world’s attention

​Samuel Wanjohi aka Sam Dablew, 23, has had his film Imara nominated in three different international film competitions: My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition, Focus on AbilityShort Film Festival and TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival. PHOTO| COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • I met Mwangi while he was racing  in Rwanda. He had a really strong character and passion for the sport even before the crash.
  • After the crash and amputation, I learnt that he was getting back to professional cycling.
  • I personally longed to watch such a story on screen. I decided to make it happen.
  • Got feedback on this story? E-mail: [email protected]

​Samuel Wanjohi aka Sam Dablew, 23, has had his film Imara nominated in three different international film competitions: My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition, Focus on AbilityShort Film Festival and TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival. He put together a compelling short documentary about overcoming adversity. He narrates his journey in film-making.

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