Sam Soko


Sam Soko is a director and producer based in Nairobi, Kenya. His work on socio political projects in music and film has allowed him to connect and work with artists around the world. He is co-founder of LBx Africa, a Kenyan production company that produced the 2018 Academy Award–nominated short fiction film ​Watu Wote.​ The film ​Softie​, his first feature documentary project, premiered at the 2020 Sundance film festival winning a special jury prize for editing. ​Soko is producing feature documentaries in South Sudan and Kenya. The stories give insight and prominence to previously unheard voices and are already supported under Generation Africa and Doc Society. He is an outspoken defender of freedom of expression and has taken part in global conversations on how to make media matter when the world is on fire.



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